Meet our talented family of teachers—each an accomplished writer and trustworthy guide. Leaf through our faculty bios, profiles, book excerpts, and writing advice articles. You’ll like the people you meet.
Meet Miriam Datskovsky
Miriam Datskovsky, Gotham TV Writing and Creative Nonfiction 101 teacher, got her very early start as an eleven-year-old short story writer.
“I have a very vivid memory of when I first knew I wanted to write,” Miriam says. Her mother was having a baby and Miriam was not thrilled.Read More View All
Meet Lara Ewen
“I don't think that you should let somebody else tell you what your writing career looks like,” Gotham teacher and multi-hyphenate Lara Ewen says. As the former editor in chief of a fashion magazine, a journalist who has worked with publications including Women's Wear Daily and Rolling Stone, and a musician who’s released three albums, Lara has much to say about a creative career in the writing world.Read More View All
We were given clear, concrete tools. The course did a great job demystifying the art of fiction writing and fostering confidence. The instructor brought complex concepts down to earth. I will miss coming here every week.
Miguel Ferrer, actor