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Are you eager to test the waters of creative writing but not sure where to start, or how? Have you written previously but been away for a while and hope to dip back in? Here you will be guided surely and safely into the writing life. There’s no pressure to work on a specific project or even settle on which type of creative writing you prefer. The...

$150
Sa.   Apr 9th, 11am
All levels
(170)
Saturday April 9 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday June 10 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Do you wish there was a place you could go for writing inspiration and practice? Where you could hang out with other writers? Without needing to make a long-term commitment or spend a lot of money? Gotham Write-Ins are that place. Here's what happens. The teacher gives an interesting writing prompt. Everyone writes for a while. Then, those who want...

$20
F.   Feb 19th, 6:30pm
All levels
(170)
Friday February 19 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday February 26 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday March 4 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday March 11 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday March 18 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday March 25 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday April 1 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday April 8 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday April 15 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday April 22 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday April 29 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday May 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday May 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday May 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday May 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
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The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned. The Intensives provide an excellent overview of their fields, ideal for both the beginner and someone wanting a quick...

$120
M.   Mar 7th, 10am
All levels
(170)
Monday March 7 10am - 5pm 1 Session $120
Saturday April 9 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday May 13 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Intensives are for beginners or anyone who wants to brush up on the fundamentals. The NYC Intensives take place all in one-day, a seven-hour session. These are fun, fast-paced immersions. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned. NYC...

$150
F.   Mar 18th, 10am
Beginner
(170)
Friday March 18 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday April 9 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday June 17 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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How much can you learn in one day? Plenty. As you will discover in one of our One-Day Intensives in New York City. The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned....

$150
F.   Apr 22nd, 10am
All levels
(170)
Friday April 22 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday May 14 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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How much can you learn in one day? Plenty. As you will discover in one of our One-Day Intensives in New York City. The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned....

$150
Sa.   May 14th, 11am
All levels
(170)
Saturday May 14 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday June 24 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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In this workshop we approach genre as a suspect category. Studying hybrid and multi-genre texts by queer authors, we look to models of creative writing that explode and exploit the conventions of established forms: biomythography, lyric essays, ecopoetics, and more.  Students craft their own weekly writing assignments with an eye toward genre-bending,...

$507
10 sessions
M.   Feb 22nd, 6pm
All levels
(13)

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This workshop provides a forum to develop and polish work specifically about issues of identity relating to race, culture, and ethnicity using the framework of literary journal and magazine submissions as a timeline. Each week will be dedicated to a step towards publishing your work: setting goals, researching venues, reading in depth, refining your...

$300
7 sessions
Sa.   Apr 2nd, 10:30am
Intermediate

This online workshop will give you exercises, feedback and community to develop your creative process, whether you’d like to begin a new project, continue your work with a fresh eye, or delve back into a project you’ve spent time away from. Geared for prose writers drawing from life experiences, weekly readings and exercises of both fiction and...

$350
7 sessions
Su.   Apr 3rd, 6:45pm
Intermediate

Geared for intermediate to advanced writers working on individual short stories and essays or fiction/nonfiction book-length projects, this ongoing community-oriented group encourages members to write in a way that is both bravely personal and socially conscious.  Held in a supportive environment in the instructor’s home, the weekly sessions...

$400
8 sessions
W.   Apr 6th, 6:30pm
Intermediate

Poetry therapy or writing therapy is an emerging field of the creative arts therapies and has gained recognition as a vital source of healthcare in our society. In this course, students will tap into the deeply expressive aspects of writing, as well as the prescriptive aspects of poetry therapy. Students will develop an appreciation for literature...

$277
5 sessions
M.   Apr 18th, 8pm
All levels

With demand for "true and shocking" narratives apparently at a peak, this course will ask participants to explore alternative ways that personal lives, histories, and relationships can be used as creative material, and what the reasons might be for doing so.  Together, we'll ask what can be uniquely expressed by performance and writing that incorporates...

$180
8 sessions
T.   Mar 1st, 7pm
All levels
(24)

The best TV shows are addictive, beckoning us to bring the characters into our homes or onto our devices, episode after episode. The people might be cops, thugs, monsters, geeks, doctors, lawyers, fixers, or just ordinary people with everyday problems. The format might be network, streaming, or a web series. As long as it hooks us. Each TV show is...

$150
Sa.   Feb 20th, 11am
All levels
(170)
Saturday February 20 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Saturday April 9 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday June 3 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Everyone and their cousins have a blog. But how many are well written? Truly interesting to read? Maintained on a regular basis? Enjoyed by a wide circle of people? Precious few. The key is to write blog posts so good even total strangers will be drawn to your blog. Here you will learn the specialized craft of writing blog content. Writing eloquently,...

$150
Sa.   Apr 9th, 11am
All levels
(170)
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