• Remembering Nancy Mintz

      It is with enormous sadness that we announce the passing of Nancy Mintz, dear friend, respected colleague, and former Director of the New York City Writing Project, after a valiant battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends, but also to Nancy herself, who loved us and …

    October 14, 2016
  • NYCWP Voices: Three Poems by Jinnette Caceres Schaudt

    Once monthly, the New York City Writing Project celebrates the teacher-as-writer by publishing works of poetry and prose written by its teachers. If you are interested in submitting your work to NYCWP Voices, please read the submissions guidelines and submit your work by email to voices@nycwritingproject.org.   I BE … I be the teacher who doesn’t …

    October 11, 2016
  • Stories of Impact

    The NYCWP is very excited to announce the publication of Stories of Impact! This ebook is a collection of essays that chronicle the work and impact of the New York City Writing Project’s on-site teacher-consultant program. Since 1981, the program has placed full-time teacher-consultants in schools across New York City to work closely with teachers in …

    September 6, 2016
  • NYCWP Voices: “The Power in Memoir” by Marcus B. McArthur

    Once monthly, the New York City Writing Project celebrates the teacher-as-writer by publishing works of poetry and prose written by its teachers. If you are interested in submitting your work to NYCWP Voices, please read the submissions guidelines and submit your work by email to voices@nycwritingproject.org.   The Power in Memoir -Marcus Brandon McArthur   I …

    August 26, 2016
  • From the Director’s Notebook: Post-July Update

    August, 2016   Dear NYCWP Community,   For many reasons, 2016 was another great summer at the NYCWP. This July saw a shift in thinking about how we structure our summer programming and what we offer teachers; I continue to be amazed not only by the flexibility of this community, but also by everyone’s willingness …

    August 4, 2016
  • NYCWP Voices: “The New Economy,” fiction by Charlie Keyheart

    Once monthly, the New York City Writing Project celebrates the teacher-as-writer by publishing works of poetry and prose written by its teachers. If you are interested in submitting your work to NYCWP Voices, please read the submissions guidelines and submit your work by email to voices@nycwritingproject.org.   The New Economy -Charlie Keyheart AND HERE IS Main Street. …

    August 2, 2016
  • NYCWP Voices: Three poems by Kruti Suba

    Once monthly, the New York City Writing Project celebrates the teacher-as-writer by publishing works of poetry and prose written by its teachers. If you are interested in submitting your work to NYCWP Voices, please read the submissions guidelines and submit your work by email to voices@nycwritingproject.org.   Given Name   The day she was born they …

    June 17, 2016
  • NYCWP Voices: “Stockings” by Richard Ploetz

    Once monthly, the New York City Writing Project celebrates the teacher-as-writer by publishing works of poetry and prose written by its teachers. If you are interested in submitting your work to NYCWP Voices, please read the submissions guidelines and submit your work by email to voices@nycwritingproject.org.   Stockings – Richard Ploetz “. . . he’s shy, kind …

    June 2, 2016
  • Alison Koffler-Wise receives BRIO Award, 2016!

    The NYCWP is thrilled to announce to our community that our very own Alison Koffler-Wise is the 2016 recipient of the BRIO Award for Poetry from the Bronx Council for the Arts! Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) provides direct support to individual Bronx artists who create literary, media, visual, and performing works of art. 25 …

    May 20, 2016
  • NYCWP Voices: “Shock” by Meny Beriro

    Once monthly, the New York City Writing Project celebrates the teacher-as-writer by publishing works of poetry and prose written by its teachers. If you are interested in submitting your work to NYCWP Voices, please read the submissions guidelines and submit your work by email to voices@nycwritingproject.org. Shock  -Meny Beriro CHARACTERS: Annie, in her 40s Beatrice, in …

    May 3, 2016