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 David Berner
David Berner still has one of his first literary creations: a paper mache book he crafted for a project in grade school. “My book was called The Cyclops,” David says. “Some deep-sea adventure, you know? Third grade kind of stuff. I can imagine there was some sort of seed planted back then.”Read More View All
Meet Varud Gupta
At eighteen, Gotham Fiction teacher Varud Gupta knew exactly what he wanted to do with his life—and it wasn't a career in writing. “At NYU, we had to take a required creative writing class, and it was one of the classes I performed the worst in during my time there,” Varud confesses, a statement that anyone who has taken one of his Gotham classes would likely find shocking.Read More View All
The teacher was passionate about her subject and that rubbed off.
Kyle Sanna, musician
Pickleball For All: Everything but the "Kitchen" SinkIn March 2020, Kurt (my then boyfriend and now husband) and I were spending the early days of the pandemic in the same boat as millions of other people: quarantining with our family in the North Carolina suburbs, adjusting to...
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