Two sharp stories each month—fiction and nonfiction. Presented with text, audio, and original art.
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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
The Great Gift Contest
The getting and giving of gifts opens all sorts of emotions. We invite you to write about a gift. We invite you to write about a gift. Either a great gift you’ve gotten or that you’ve given, or maybe even one you've wished for.
Keep it to under 25 words.
A Very Short Story Contest
The story goes that Ernest Hemingway won a bet by writing a short story that ran fewer than ten words. We would like to make a similar bet with you. Write a great short story in ten words or fewer.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