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WINTER/SPRING 2015 CLASSES
Winter/Spring 2015 classes are now available for enrollment both in NYC or online.

And check out our Spring 2015 brochure!


WINTER/SPRING 2015 FACULTY
A list of instructors teaching in Winter/Spring 2015:

Online Teachers
NYC Teachers

Gotham online classes selected as Best of the Web by Forbes.


THE GOTHAM WRITE-IN
Check it out, Friday evenings in Manhattan, Saturday afternoons in Brooklyn.
A whole new kind of writing experience.


WATCH GOTHAM
Get a look at one of our recent Bryant Park events. More Gotham videos here



A VERY SHORT STORY CONTEST
It may be apocryphal, but the story goes that Ernest Hemingway won a bet by writing a short story that ran fewer than ten words:

For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.

So we challenge you to write a great short story in ten words or fewer.

Deadline: May 18, 2015.

Enter here.


ONE-ON-ONE WRITING SERVICES
Would you like to work one-on-one with a member of our expert faculty? Have your own personal writing coach? We can hook you up with exactly the right person and exactly the right program. Explore your options

PREMIUM ZOETROPE FICTION CLASSES
We offer premium Fiction classes, conducted in partnership with the acclaimed literary magazine Zoetrope: All Story.

Bonus features:

• Free subscription to Zoetrope
• Weeklong Q & A with Zoetrope
   editor Michael Ray
• Skip the Zoetrope slush pile


STUDENT SUCCESS
Dear Gotham,

I just wanted to thank Gotham Writers for teaching me the basics of writing and the steps needed to make it work.

My interest was perked when I read that Gotham Writers would sponsor a free class for people who wanted to write. I went to the bookstore in Manhattan and met a group of 20 people in attendance. Susan Breen, the teacher, introduced herself and spoke about the passions of writing. (Continue reading.)


TEEN WRITING CLASSES
Gotham offers two courses for teens 13-17 years of age:
Unbound: Creative Writing and True Story: Creative Nonfiction. These classes are all about helping teens discover and develop their unique voices. No grades, no exams, no wrong answers. Offered in NYC and online (in conjunction with Teen Ink magazine).


2015 Stella Kupferberg Contest
We're pleased to announce that the 2015 Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize contest is open for submissions!

The Kupferberg Prize is writing competition sponsored by the stage and radio series, Selected Shorts. This long-running series at Symphony Space in New York City celebrates the art of the short story by having stars of stage and screen read aloud the works of established and emerging writers. This year, Selected Shorts will partner with Electric Literature to publish the winning entry. 

Enter here.


GOTHAM OFFERS APPROVED CEU
Gotham Writers Workshop has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

GOTHAM BOOKS
Our classrooms are not the only way to get the Gotham experience. We also have books.
Writing Fiction and Writing Movies are both guides on the craft of writing, and Fiction Gallery is an anthology of short stories, a perfect complement to Writing Fiction.
Writing Fiction is now available in several foreign language editions: Escribir ficcion (Spanish); Lezioni di scrittura creativa (Italian); Romane und Kurzgeschichten schreiben (German); and Kezdő írók kézikönyve (Hungarian).
Writing Movies is available as Escribir Cine (Spanish).


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