Gotham Writers' Workshop

Gotham Writers' Workshop

Professional
Hell's Kitchen, New York, New York
(733 Reviews)


















Gotham Writers Workshop is a creative home in New
York City and Online where writers develop their craft and come together in the
spirit of discovery and fellowship. We’ve been teaching creative writing to
students since 1993.



We believe that everyone has a story to tell.
Indeed, many stories. Keep your eyes and mind open and you will find them
everywhere. And we can help you tell your stories better.



Whether you’re a new writer looking to explore, or
an experienced writer looking to strengthen your skills, our classes will help
you reach your goals—through clear instruction on elements of craft, critique
in a safe environment, and a structured process that keeps your work on track.



We also teach Business Writing, with the same verve
and expertise we bring to our creative writing courses.



We strive to give each student the best possible
learning experience. Class size is strictly limited so you never get lost in a
crowd. And our instructors are consistently excellent—working writers who are as
skilled at teaching as they are at writing.



Thousands of people have been enriched by the
Gotham experience. It’s why we’ve been around for over twenty-five years.



Reviews of Gotham Writers' Workshop

(733 Reviews)
Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive

2/14/2021
Anonymous

Attended: Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive


This instructor had a wealth of info but I do wish he had used more modern or current day examples for resources as opposed to the classics that were mentioned.

Grammar 1: The Basics (Two Day Intensive)

2/7/2021
Anonymous

Attended: Grammar 1: The Basics (Two Day Intensive)


Lara is awesome; she made the class exciting.

Children’s Book Writing Level 1 Two Day Intensive

2/7/2021
Lisa G.

Attended: Children’s Book Writing Level 1 Two Day Intensive


It was a great class! I learned plenty and am inspired as a result to forge ahead with my writing. I only wish we'd had more time to cover more of the material in detail. I think a three-day intensive might allow for that.

Children’s Book Writing Level 1 Two Day Intensive

1/31/2021
susan s.

Attended: Children’s Book Writing Level 1 Two Day Intensive


I really enjoyed this class. I am excited about trying to write a children's book. This class was very helpful and inspiring.

Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive

10/18/2020
Krysta B.

Attended: Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive


Fantastic class! I've never taken a Creative Writing class before so I was a bit nervous but Janet Flora made it very comfortable as well as stimulating. She was a pleasure to have as a teacher. I learned a lot and feel very encouraged to continue to pursue creative writing. Great introduction and excellent experience. I will definitely be taking another class!

Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks

8/19/2020
Vierka V.

Attended: Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks


The instructor, Carter, was knowledgeable and passionate about the subject. I enjoyed the chats and discussions as well as the material we read. Great class for beginners likes me!

Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks

8/17/2020
Icesis G.

Attended: Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks


I love that we were guided within the full 6 weeks on everything from Getting Started/Getting back to Writing Again to How to Publish/Get Yourself Out There and in between we learned great tips and ways to strengthen our writing. The Instructor Divya was also great, very patient, clear and encouraging. A great session for first time writers or for those who always used to write and are trying to find their way back!

The Editor’s Eye Level I: Two Day Intensive

8/16/2020
Leonardo P.

Attended: The Editor’s Eye Level I: Two Day Intensive


It was an engaging class that gave easy tips on what to look for when eduting a document.

Memoir Writing Level 1: Two Day Intensive

8/8/2020
Virginia S.

Attended: Memoir Writing Level 1: Two Day Intensive


Excellent class. I learned so much about the basics of memoir writing . West was very organized, clear and interesting!

Children’s Book Writing Level 1 Two Day Intensive

7/5/2020
Anonymous

Attended: Children’s Book Writing Level 1 Two Day Intensive


The course was great and I came away with some terrific ideas to work with. I’m not sure that I loved the intensive format. I think that Maggie is a wonderful and interesting teacher. There were some technical problems the first session but otherwise things ran smoothly.

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555 8th Ave 14th Flr. Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018
Gotham Writers' Workshop
Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan
555 8th Ave 14th Flr. Ste 1402
Between W 37th & W 38th Streets
New York, New York 10018

Upcoming Classes at Gotham Writers' Workshop

Grammar 1: The Basics (Two Day Intensive)
Grammar 1: The Basics (Two Day Intensive)
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Saturday Mar 13th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

Character Development Two Day Intensive
Character Development Two Day Intensive
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Saturday Mar 20th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

TV Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
TV Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
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Monday Apr 5th, 2pm - 5pm Eastern Time

Humor Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
Humor Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
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Monday Apr 5th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Screenwriting Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
Screenwriting Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
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Monday Apr 5th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Playwriting Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
Playwriting Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
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Monday Apr 5th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Songwriting Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
Songwriting Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
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Tuesday Apr 6th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Children’s Book Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
Children’s Book Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
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Tuesday Apr 6th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Poetry Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
Poetry Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
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Tuesday Apr 6th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Stand-Up Comedy Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
Stand-Up Comedy Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
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Tuesday Apr 6th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Article Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
Article Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
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Tuesday Apr 6th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Fiction Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
Fiction Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
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Monday Apr 5th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Writing Scripts 101 Level 1
Writing Scripts 101 Level 1
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Wednesday Apr 7th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing Level 1
Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing Level 1
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Thursday Apr 8th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Personal Essay Writing Two Day Intensive
Personal Essay Writing Two Day Intensive
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Saturday Apr 10th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

Children’s Book Writing Level 1 Two Day Intensive
Children’s Book Writing Level 1 Two Day Intensive
Next start date:

Saturday Apr 10th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

Business Writing Level 1: 6 Weeks
Business Writing Level 1: 6 Weeks
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Monday Apr 12th, 7pm - 9pm Eastern Time

Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks
Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks
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Monday Apr 5th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Essay & Opinion Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
Essay & Opinion Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop
Next start date:

Monday Apr 5th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Memoir Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
Memoir Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop
Next start date:

Monday Apr 5th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

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Teachers at Gotham Writers' Workshop

Adela Brito Akil Kumarasamy Alanna Schubach Alex Forbes Alex Mindt Alexander Steele Alexis Schaitkin Alexis Atkinson Alice Bradley Alison Stein Wellner Alison Espach Alysia Li Ying Sawchyn Amelia Blanquera Amina Akhtar Aminda Asher & Isabel Fairbanks Amy Sue Nathan Andrew Collins Angie Chatman Anita Diggs Anni Irish Anu Jindal Arlaina Tibensky Ashley Shelby Aspen Matis Aubrey Poole Barbara DeMarco-Barrett BC Edwards Benjamin Buchholz Benjamin Obler Beth Livermore Betsey Odell Blaise Allysen Kearsley Blaise Allysen Kearsley Brendan Halpin Britt Gambino Bruce Cherry C.C. Webster Carl Capotorto Carmen Bugan Carole Bugge Carolyn Maccullough Carter Edwards Casandra Lopez Casandra Lopez Chelsea Bieker Chip Livingston Chloé Caldwell Chris Prioleau Christine Meade Christine Reilly Christopher Dietrich Cleve Lamison Colleen Kinder Corie Hengst Cullen Thomas Dalia Pagani Dan Lopez Dana Miller Dave Hanson David LaBarca David Seigerman David LaBarca David Kuelz David Seigerman David Title David Pace David Farley David Rice David Yoo Diana Spechler Divya Sood Dominic Preziosi Doug Katz Dov SS Simens Dr. Steve Albrecht Edward Einhorn Elane Johnson Elizabeth Cohen Emily Rodriquez Emily Rodriquez Emily Rapp Black Emma Pearse Erik Kraft Erin Entrada Kelly Fran McNulty Francesca Ochoa Francis Flaherty G. D. Peters Gabrielle Bellot Greg Fallis Hasanthika Sirisena Heather Wood Rudulph Ian S. Port Irene Zabytko J. L. Stermer J.S. Breukelaar Jaime Karnes James Steerman James Yeh James Bosley James E. Wright James Pawelski & Suzie Pileggi Pawelski Janet Flora Janice Erlbaum Jason Greiff Jeffrey Mosier Jen Glantz Jennifer Udden Jennifer Armstrong Jennifer Keishin Armstrong Jennifer Marie Brissett Jeremy Wechter Jessica Sticklor Jessica Penner Jessie Sholl Jil Picariello Jim Mendrinos Jody Gray Joe Okonkwo John Kachuba John Oliver Hodges Jolie DeFeis Jon Reiner Jon Gingerich Jonathan Mandell Joselin Linder Josh Sippie Josh Sippie Juan Vasquez Julia Dahl Julie Powell Julie Zeilinger Justina Ireland Kamilah Moon Kara Lee Corthron Karen Kingsley Karen Sieber Karyn Casl Kate Angus Kate Moses Katherine Taylor Keith Nishida Kelly Caldwell Ken Derry Kesi Augustine Kim - Kim Brittingham Kim Liao Kimberlee Auerbach Kirsten Imani Kasai Kody Keplinger Kuros Charney Kurt Opprecht Lara Ewen Laura Yeager Laura Wolner Laura Cahill Leigh Michaels Lev AC Rosen Lilly O'Donnell Lisa Reardon Lisa Kaufman Madeline Valentine Mara Reinstein Marco Shalma Margaret Meacham Maria Alejandra Barrios Marie Carter Mary Donnelly Mary Anderson Masha Hamilton Matt Jones Matthew Cody Matthew Lippman Max Adams Meghan Kenny Melissa Petro Michael Dunphy Michael Eldridge Michael Jones Michael Backus Michael Montlack Michael Leviton Michael Q. Boyd Michaela Roessner Mike Luongo Mike Dunphy Miriam Datskovsky Mo Krochmal N. West Moss Nan Mooney Nancy Weber Nelsie Spencer Nelsie Spencer Nina Boutsikaris Noah Ballard Nora Raleigh Baskin Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich Pamela Harris Patty Lamberti Paul Zimmerman Paul Witcover Pete Jensen Peter Stass Peter Finch Phat Chiem Polly Bresnick R. Dean Johnson Rachel Simon Rachel Engelman Raven Burnett Richard Caliban Rob Decina Robert Repino Roohi Choudhry Rory Haines Rosalie Morales Kearns Roseanne Wells Ryan Britt Ryan Tymensky Sara Barron Sarah McColl Sarah Bruni Sarah Moriarty Sarah Langan Scott Cheshire Scott LaCounte Scott Alexander Hess Season Harper-Fox Season Harper-Fox Serrana Laure Gay Seth Fried Shahnaz Habib Shamar Hill Shari Goldhagen Shelly Oria Stacey Pershall Stacy Pershall Stacy Pershall Stacy Parker Le Melle Steph Spector Stephanie Paterik Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen Stephanie Kim Steven James Snyder Sue Henderson Susan Breen T Kira Madden Tal McThenia Tamara Guirado Tatjana Soli Thais Miller Tom Brennan Tom Cooper Tommy Jenkins Tony Conniff Vanessa King Weike Wang Zaina Arafat
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