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
“You Will Be Found” Essay Challenge
Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary Broadway phenomenon. The show’s breakout song is “You Will Be Found.”
Write a college-application style essay that describes how “You Will Be Found” resonates with and inspires you.
Mistakes Were Made
The year 2020 reminds us of the phrase: Hindsight is 20/20. So we invite you to look back on your life and tell us about something that, in hindsight, you would have done differently.
The person who most impresses us with their mistake will win a Gotham class of their choosing.
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
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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
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.”Read More