Spring/Summer 2015 classes are now available for enrollment both in NYC and online.
And check out our Spring 2015 brochure!
A list of instructors teaching in Spring 2015:
Gotham online classes selected as Best of the Web by Forbes.
Check it out, Friday evenings in Manhattan, Saturday afternoons in Brooklyn.
A whole new kind of writing experience.
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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.
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.
We offer premium Fiction classes, conducted in partnership with the acclaimed literary magazine Zoetrope: All Story.
• Free subscription to Zoetrope
• Weeklong Q & A with Zoetrope
editor Michael Ray
• Skip the Zoetrope slush pile
I had been unsuccessfully trying to get my stories published for longer than I care to admit. I was ready to give up my dream, but decided to give it one more shot and enrolled in the Gotham Writers Mystery Writing I class. My instructor, Carole Bugge, taught me how to fix the things I was doing wrong and by the end of the class I had a story that she felt was ready for publication. (Continue reading.)
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).
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.
Gotham Writers Workshop has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Our classrooms are not the only way to get the Gotham experience. We also have books.