Frightening First Line Contest
Autumn is the season of rustling leaves, a chill in the air, and, of course, Halloween.
In that spirit, we invite you to create the first line of a frightening story. Just the first line.Read More
Two sharp stories each month—fiction and nonfiction. Presented with text, audio, and original art.
Enter the experience.Read More
Scholarships for Writers of Color
Scholarships for Writers of Color are available to all people of color who aspire to improve their writing skills, either in the fields of creative writing or elsewhere.Read More
How to Get Published
Here you will learn how to navigate the ins-and-outs of the publishing business and you’ll write (and refine) the most important selling tool for your book—the query letter. All under the guidance of an established literary agent.Read More
Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize
Every year, the Selected Shorts program at Symphony Space hosts the Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Contest. The winner will have his or her work performed and recorded live at Symphony Space in NYC.Read More
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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? With food and drink involved?
Gotham Write-Ins are that place.Read More
Gotham brings its world-renowned teaching right into your workplace with our Corporate Classes. We come, we teach, you benefit.
Options include Business Writing, Grammar, and Corporate Creativity.Read More
Free Events in NYC
We do free classes and other fun things around New York City—at bookstores, bars, Bryant Park, etc. It’s our way of showcasing what we do and getting to know you. Show up to get a little Gotham in your life.Read More
Each month we invite you to post a story on Twitter using #GWstorieseverywhere for a chance to win a free class.
Your stories (which can be true or made up) will be inspired by what you see, know, or do, and they should relate in some way to our monthly “themes.”Read More