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  • Building a More Perfect Union

    The New York City Writing Project and the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance has been awarded a grant through the National Writing Project’s Building a More Perfect Union program! As part of the American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grantmaking for Organizations at the National Endowment for the Humanities (@NEHgov), Building a More Perfect Union funds organizations to …

    April 26, 2022
  • Join the NYCWP Literature Seminar: “Reading Like a Writer II”

    The New York City Writing Project is offering a new Spring Literature seminar: Reading Like a Writer II A continuation of last year’s successful ‘Reading Like a Writer,’ this seminar offers teachers a chance to pour over carefully selected texts to ask the question, “How did the author do it?” This semester we will be looking …

    February 4, 2022
  • Cancelled: NYCWP Winter Writing Boot Camp 2021

    The Winter Writing Boot Camp has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Looking to start a new piece of writing or creative project? Longing to get back to the page, but finding yourself blocked? Join the NYCWP for three days of generating your own creative writing! Over this three-day “boot camp,” writers will have …

    November 30, 2021
  • Teaching Argument Writing Fall 2021 Online Courses

    The National Writing Project is pleased to announce its Fall 2021 Teaching Argument Writing online courses. These opportunities are open to all educators, so please share widely with teachers in your area. The primary purpose of these courses is to give as many teachers as possible access to the most high-leverage aspects of this program. The courses also provide opportunities for …

    October 19, 2021
  • Check Out the NYCWP’s Fall Literature Workshops

    The NYCWP is offering two literature workshops this Fall 2021: “Redefining Memory” and “Subverting Genre.” Read about the programs below, and be sure to look out for similar programming in the future! Redefining Memory Writers are often told, “write what you know,” but that doesn’t mean memoir is not a deeply imaginative process. In this …

    September 14, 2021
  • Apply to the NYCWP Writers’ Residency Fall 2021

    The New York City Writing Project (NYCWP) has designed the Writers’ Residency to foster the teacher-as-writer as they engage in an intensive and intimate writing workshop experience. Writers will read, write, workshop, and learn together to improve their writing craft and explore publication options. Writers of all levels are encouraged to apply. Past residency participants …

    August 31, 2021
  • Write from Anywhere Summer Mini Institute

    Renew and rejuvenate with writing while learning about the NYCWP’s student-centered approach to literacy learning across the disciplines.   The institute offers participants the opportunity to: Read and write to process and reflect on the past year Learn ways to engage students and support learning across disciplines Share your practice and join the community of …

    June 17, 2021
  • Join the NYCWP Celebratory Reading!

    Writers Residency Celebratory Reading Spring 2021 Join us to support our teacher-writers and find out more about the program! Our teacher-writers have been writing since early March, and they are now sharing their work publicly. In addition to supporting our teacher-writers, join us to learn about this program and how to apply for the Fall …

    May 21, 2021
  • Jump into Spring with an NYCWP Writing Boot Camp!

    Looking to start a new piece of writing or creative project? Longing to get back to the page, but finding yourself blocked? Join the NYCWP for three days of generating your own creative writing! Over this three-day “boot camp,” writers will have the opportunity to engage with a variety of prompts and participate in micro-studies …

    March 18, 2021