New York City has always been known for its vibrant and diverse creative underground. Now with the summer upon us, there’s no shortage of poetry slams, open mics, and writing workshops to satisfy the most curious writers. Here are 5 of the best upcoming events, all in Manhattan!
Do you want to improve your writing and get published one day? Here are the top 10 writing workshops and writing classes worth attending which are available in NY and online.
“Free verse for a free nation!” ScreeningRoom.org, in cahoots with the Waterfront Barge Museum in Red hook, invite you to a public reading of Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” from Leaves of Grass.
Dozens of artists, poets, writers and vagabonds will read individual cantos as “a tonic against gobshites and a gilded age” – Thomas Lynch.
Join us to support the Waterfront Barge Museum, the ACLU, PEN America, the NEA and Sunny’s Bar, with a night of poetry, the sunset over the Brooklyn waterfront and
The 2016 Writing Workshop of Chicago is a one-day writing workshop where writers will gain knowledge on how to get published and have the chance to meet literary agents. Attendees will receive intensive training on all aspects of getting their books published, be able to pitch their book to an attending literary agent or editor, get their publishing questions answered and meet fellow writers. There are only 200 seats available at the event.
This writing workshop will take place on
If you’re a sporty writer who loves running, this writing retreat may be just the thing for you.
The Writers Who Run retreat takes place August 3-7, 2016, in rural North Carolina.
Each morning there’s a
This affordable, relaxing and informative one-week long writing retreat is run by the Vancouver School of Writing and hosted by writing coach and author Kathrin Lake.
Attendees will learn together in group classes valuable information about writing and publishing. Writers will also receive one-on-one coaching.
This writing retreat is held annually in the middle week of either January or February, outside Manzanillo, Mexico.
The Vancouver School of Writing retreat is the perfect place for you if you want to:
This affordable writing retreat for fiction writers is set in the beautiful foothills of the Rocky Mountains. What better place to clear one’s mind and open up to creative inspiration? This writing retreat includes writing workshops, live critiques and