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How to Get Published Level 1: One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen 555 8th Ave Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

You’ve spent months, or years, sweating and swearing over a book and now you’re ready to draw the interest of agents and/or publishing houses. Or perhaps you’re in the midst of writing a book and you want to know the publishing challenges up ahead. The question looms: how do you get a book published? Here, you will learn how to navigate the...

Friday Sep 27th, 10am - 5pm

Non-Fiction Book Proposals and the Publishing Process

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

You've found a killer true story or you're researching a fascinating subject and you want to write a book about it. But how do you start? Join published authors Brooke Borel and Sarah Lohman for an introductory workshop on putting together a nonfiction book proposal, getting your proposal published, and the ins and...

Tuesday Oct 1st, 6:30pm - 10pm

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The Art of the Image: A Poetry Master Class

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

This master class considers the construction of imagery in poetry—from subject to simile—and how the undertone of music in a line can help bolster that image. From Bishop’s fish to Shaughnessy’s octopus, from Williams’ plums to Hughes’ festering raisin—explore the image: what what drives our lines and what we often find most memorable...

Sunday Oct 6th, 2pm - 3:30pm

Playwriting with Charly Evon Simpson

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

In this workshop, we will be generating new material as we work towards writing a hopefully inspiring, possibly messy, definitely "something" first draft of a new play. There will be in-class and out-of-class reading and writing, which we will discuss and share week to week, as well as time to chat about inspiration, revision and more.

Wednesday Oct 30th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Writing for Children II: Developing Your Manuscript

at Continuing Professional Studies at Bank - Morningside Heights 610 W 112th St, New York, New York 10025

Now that you've found your voice and your story, this is the workshop to help serious writers refine your manuscript. We recommend taking WFC I: Writing Your First Children's Book prior to this workshop, but it's not required.

Monday Oct 21st, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Dynamic Interactions

Dynamic Interactions

at Exec-Comm - Midtown 1040 Avenue of the Americas 20th Fl, New York, New York 10018

Business Context Face-to-face conversations give you an increasingly rare opportunity: the chance to use all your communication skills to influence someone. During these interactions, you have the chance to build a relationship rather than just push information. Challenge & Solution Many of us lead or participate in meetings with one question...

Thursday Oct 17th, 9am - 5pm


Understanding Poetry with Grace Bonner

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

In this seminar, we read poetry written by women, paying close attention to imagery and form; the creation of voice; and how poems begin and end. Poets studied will include Emily Bronte, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Anne Sexton, Lucille Clifton, Anne Carson, Jorie Graham, Rita Dove and Lucie Brock-Broido. Students will be expected to read short biographical...

Sunday Oct 6th, 2:30pm - 5pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Article Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Midtown 1501 Broadway 11th Fl, New York, New York 10036

Feature articles are the human side of journalism, pieces that go beyond the facts, exploring the world in a personal and compelling way. Such articles can examine virtually any topic, from the latest news to the newest trends to profiles of interesting people. And they can even grow into narrative nonfiction books.   To succeed at features, you...

Wednesday Oct 2nd, 7pm - 10pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

Workshop in Fiction and Poetry (Level 1) - Brooklyn

at The Writers Studio - Gowanus 232 3rd St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

All students new to The Writers Studio NYC start with Level I. Since we approach teaching with our own method and vocabulary, even experienced writers with publications and/or MFAs will find plenty that is new and challenging in Level I. Our short weekly exercises are designed to stimulate students’ imaginations while also teaching a lot of nuts-and-bolts...

Thursday Oct 3rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

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Workshop: Finding Your First Draft w/Abe Koogler

at Primary Stages ESPA - Hell's Kitchen 307 W 38th St Ste 1510, New York, New York 10018

In this 2-day intensive writing workshop, you will begin and make substantial progress on a brand-new play. This class will use an intuitive approach to dramatic structure, inspiring an organic writing process that bypasses the critical brain.  Using a combination of in-class exercises, concentrated bursts of writing, and brief feedback sessions,...

Saturday Dec 7th, 11am - 3pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Surrounding the Ghost

at Pratt Institute - West Village 144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

A generative practice perceiving meaningful patterns in random data Apophenia is the mind's desire to make connections between unrelated events. How can we use this idea to write what is unwritable? When stories are full of holes or faulty memories, trauma or the world's unknowable wonder, this practice can sketch an outline/chalkline around the invisible,...

Saturday Nov 9th, 10am - 2:55pm

Get Published: A Primer for Writing for the Web

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

You may have heard it's tough to make money as a writer, but the truth is some of the largest publications in the world pay people like you to write awesome content that brings readers to their sites. If you're ready to see your own byline alongside your favorite writers on the media channels you visit every day, sign up for this primer in getting...

Saturday Sep 28th, 11am - 12pm

Poetry with Délana R. A. Dameron

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Over the course of this poetry writing workshop, writers will take their cue from the works of Lucille Clifton, a writer whom poet Mari Evans contends, reflects optimism, an emphasis on “the qualities which have allowed us to survive, and the belief that we have the ability to make things better.” We will investigate and interrogate their own personal...

Tuesday Oct 29th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

The Poetics of Love

at Pratt Institute - West Village 144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

"I dread falling in love," wrote the poet Robert Duncan. "Falling in love means losing my being. Love exposes us to the first body and to the light; we might even fall in love with what we hate or what hates us." The Poetics of Love seeks to engage the transformative potential of love and emotional interdependence-from eros to philia, philautia to...

Sunday Oct 20th, 5pm - 7:50pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Designing E-Mail Newsletters

at Newmark Graduate School of Journalism - Midtown 219 W 40th St, New York, New York 10018

E-mail newsletters are quickly becoming one of the most popular ways deliver the news and for good reason. The open rate of email newsletters is comparatively high -22% according to MailChimp-, the technology involved comparatively cheap, making it a great product for news organization big and small to grow subscriptions and memberships. In this workshop,...

Wednesday Oct 16th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

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