We Remember: Memorial & Workshop

Visit “We Remember” Memorial Installation in Green-Wood Cemetery, BK until June 28                 Thank you to all who shared their memories and the names of their departed loved ones as part of the “Naming the Lost” project. T&W wrote and colorfully decorated each submission by hand as pictured…

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Spring Programs

  This May, Teachers & Writers Collaborative is offering three exciting FREE workshops for older adults (55+ years), in partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council.   To register online, click the titles below.  Or you may email register@twc.org or call (917) 398-2880.   Bringing Life to Our Life Stories: Writing Memoir With Playwright Frank Ingrasciotta Online…

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Paris Review

Award from The Paris Review On April 12, 2021, The Paris Review announced T&W as the recipient of a generous gift in honor of our work. The Paris Review Editorial Committee elected to donate the $5,000 usually awarded to the winner of the Terry Southern Prize for Humor to an organization providing financial support to…

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There is “Still Life” at Home

Spring 2021- Teachers & Writers partnered with SAGE Griot Circle to offer LGBT elders of color the opportunity to learn still life drawing through online classes. The following is a description of the program and some of the work shared by the participants. THERE IS STILL LIFE AT HOME: THE SKETCHBOOK PROJECT AT GRIOT CIRCLE In…

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City of Water

Spring 2021 — Teachers & Writers Collaborative partnered with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to offer students a unique opportunity to learn and write about the NYC waterways and water management systems. Through the “City of Water” program, 4th-grade students learned about the city they live in and went on a creative journey…

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Winter 2021 Writing Workshops

Two of our experienced and passionate T&W writers are leading online workshops starting in January and February 2021. We at T&W invite you to join us for one of these exciting classes. In January, Frank Ingrasciotta will lead a memoir writing workshop, helping you make your memories come to life on the page. In February, Alice…

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Memoir writing workshop featured in The Guardian

Three participants in the MRHS memoir writing program

The Guardian published a story featuring three participants in our memoir writing Creative Aging program at Morningside Retirement and Health Services. Read the article in the Guardian:  After surviving the Depression, the Blitz and the Nazis, writers reflect on the pandemic The article is a testimony to the resilience of the participants — average age 87…

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Resources for teaching artists

Teacher Training

Dear T&W Community, We understand that the current public health crisis has financially impacted many teaching artists profoundly. We hope that this page will support you in your search for new sources of income. Please find a list of emergency relief fund resources compiled below. If you have any resources that you would like to…

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