We partner with public and private institutions, social service agencies, and social justice organizations to provide unique, empowering ongoing weekly creative writing workshops throughout New York City. Our workshops are particularly targeted toward underserved people, including youth, seniors, women, LGBT communities, people living with disabilities, people who are incarcerated or formerly incarcerated, or others with specialized needs. Our workshop members have been widely published, been accepted to prestigious high schools and universities, and have had work presented in Carnegie Hall, in the NY Times, on NPR, and in major venues across NYC.
Dan Duke Dan started playing guitar as a teenager in the previous century, digging into rock and the blues. A visit to a Muse Jam in rejuvenated his interest in performing. He wants to keep the Muse Jam alive and continue the spirit of openness to music, poetry and whatever else people are interested in sharing.
He has worked at The Virginian-Pilot for 23 years as an editor for the business section, features section and copy desk, and currently is in charge of the paper's arts and entertainment coverage.
Send Dan a message. He enjoys playing soccer for Beach FC and likes burgers that his dad makes for him. Simon is very happy to be part of The Muse family. He writes sci-fi, dabbles in literary fiction and non-fiction from time to time, and is hard at work on several novels. His editorial on light rail was published in The Virginian-Pilot, one of his short stories garnered an honorable mention in Issues in Science and Technology's first sci-fi contest, and he recently won second-place in the non-fiction category at the HRW Writers Conference.
Microsoft Word for Writers, Writing in the Now: Send Rick a message. She earned a B. Upon graduating, she worked at her hometown newspaper and quickly fell in love with feature writing.
Nicole Emmelhainz Nicole Emmelhainz earned her Ph. She also holds an M. She is currently working on publishing a collection of her poetry, as well as writing a part nonfiction, part memoir of Galloway, Ohio and the Darby Creek watershed, where she was born and raised. Send Nicole a message.
She worked for Mobil Oil as a geophysicist before retiring in to raise three children. While in Houston from toshe worked as an artist in oil painting and printmaking. Send Leslie a message. He is a cookbook author Popcorn, Dishing Up Virginia, Nutsfood historian, culinary advisor for the Commonwealth of Virginia and a media awards judge for the prestigious James Beard Awards.
Send Patrick a message.Help Keep WhiteBox in the LES Fundraising Dinner and Benefit Auction November 20th @ 6pm Due to the mushrooming of luxury hotels and residential developments that now abound in the Bowery and the Lower East Side in general, the rapid rise of commercial.
The Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival is the premier American showcase for vocal harmony music. The annual national competition draws from hundreds of vocal groups from around the country with regional competitions in eight cities. NYC Region Summer Camp for the Arts.
Since , Usdan has brought world-class teachers and visiting artists – actors, directors, playwrights, painters, sculptors, musicians, composers, dancers, poets and novelists – to teach and collaborate with our campers ages 4 to Laurie Block Spigel is a home educator who has lectured and written articles on education, parenting, and raising a family in New York City.
The daughter of university professors, she has had the good fortune to meet many educators in her life, including award-winning professors and Disney Teachers-of-the-Year, whom she has relentlessly questioned.
Writing groups can be useful tools for writers looking to gain constructive feedback on their work and improve their craft. At Writer’s Relief, we’ve taken the time to curate a list of writers groups so you don’t have to!
Scroll down or click one of the links below to view the writing groups in your [ ]. The Writers Circle offers creative writing workshops for children, teens and adults in five New Jersey locations: Summit, South Orange, Maplewood, Montclair & Morristown, NJ.
Summer Creative Writing Intensives for Teens held at Drew University, Madison, NJ. WordSMASH mini-camps for kids. Special writing events & more.