Here you’ll find a bulletin board for the global Gotham community. In addition to our classes, we present happenings in NYC, such as Write-Ins and Free Events. And we offer ways to stay connected wherever you are.

Community News


Past-Year Memoir Contest

Deadline: February 28, 2022

We invite you to look back at 2021 and write about it.

Specifically, we want you to tell us a true story from your life in 2021…in only 21 words.

The winner gets a free Gotham class!

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Winter Classes

Winter classes are now available for enrollment, both in NYC and online.

And check out our Winter Brochure.

Online classes now available for Spring.

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New Course

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.

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Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize

Deadline: March 4, 2022

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.

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Student Success



Friday evenings in NYC

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.

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Corporate Classes

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.

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Free Event

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.

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Deadline: monthly

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.”

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