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

And there are still many classes starting in November and December 2014.

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


WINTER 2015 FACULTY
A list of instructors teaching in the Winter 2015 term:

Online Teachers
NYC Teachers


WATCH GOTHAM

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



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


VISIT THE GOTHAM SHOP
Step inside the Gotham Shop for some excellent holiday gift ideas. We’re open around the clock, and always thrilled to see you.


91-WORD MEMOIR WRITING CONTEST
The Inspiration: This annual contest celebrates longtime Gotham student and writer Norma Crosier who died a few days short of her 91st birthday. 

The Challenge: Tell a story of your life in 91 words or fewer.

Deadline: February 20, 2015.

Enter here.


REVISING OUR STORY
Gotham Writers Workshop is celebrating 20 years of helping writers discover their stories. Now we’re revising ours, with a new logo, a new look, and all kinds of new courses and initiatives. (A new website will be coming in the near future.) Stay tuned by getting on our mailing list, or following us on social media.

And check out our Winter 2015 brochure!


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 SUCESS
Dear Gotham,
 
How do I thank thee? Let me count the ways.
  • I thank thee for outstanding teachers who taught me everything I needed to know to produce a published memoir.
     
  • I thank thee for your well-designed instructional model for in person and online classes. 
     
  • I thank thee for the diversity of course offerings I could not find elsewhere. (Continue reading.)


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

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. 

More details, guidelines, and entry form 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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