Shelley Berc Many writers have credited writing their first books, scripts, and memoirs to taking our creative writing courses and class.
Shelley Berc, co-instructor and director of The Creativity Workshop, has a great deal of experience teaching how to overcome writer’s block.
You’ve probably seen flyers for the Gotham Writers Workshop before.
There’s a good reason that they’re so well-known, too.
As one of the central arteries of NY literary culture, The Center For Fiction knows that a fledgling writer can feel intimidated by the challenges of writing or overwhelmed by the numerous opportunities that confront them.
That’s why they offer intimate classes with award-winning authors in their sky-lit Writers’ Studio, as well as access to their stunning 85,000-volume library for all students.Poets in particular might want to consider The Writers’ Studio, founded in 1987 by Philip Schultz, a Pulitzer-Prize-winning poet.Informal classes in Brooklyn and Manhattan work to establish trust between students, giving them an immediate community with which to work throughout their careers.Share with people from all over the world A typical Creativity Workshop will have people from all over the world and from many disciplines with one thing in common–the love of the process of creative work.Class time will be a combination of teachers’ talks, individual exercises, and group work.Below are a few of the best writing classes you can join in New York.Catapult has acquired a sterling reputation in recent years as an independent book publisher and is dedicated to launching writing that’s off the beaten track, unique, and reader/writer-friendly.Offered through the Unterberg Poetry Center, these classes offer the fundamentals of writing both for teens and for advanced students year-round.Feeling a sense of loss is central to the writing experience no matter what your background, and Lost Lit, based in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill, combines questions of identity and place with the passionate pursuit of literature.In our creative writing classes you will generate both new work and ideas for the work you are in the midst of creating.We use many different techniques to help you find your way through the novel, essay, poem, memoir, or script you are writing or hope to write.