Are you Team Peeta or Team Gale? Team Conrad or Team Jeremiah? We’ll teach you how to woo your readers and leave them wanting more.
Craft the world of a novel on a single page — yes, you can do it! Welcome to the place where less is more. We’ll look at the shortest stories from around the world, and explore the limitless possibilities of micro-fiction.
Girls, it's time. Time to be smart, time to be creative, time to let your voice be heard! During this girls-only writing intensive, you'll get energized by a few lady rebels from history, and be surrounded by girls who are ready to take on the world, just like you.
Calling all kid-journalists and fiction writers! In this workshop, we will hone our journalistic skills by interviewing the people who run, work at, and visit our favorite neighborhood spots.
Want to spend time with unicorns, jewels, tombs, and all things medieval? Ever look at a painting and find yourself spinning an epic story behind it? If that’s you, join us for Poetry at The Met Cloisters!
We’re going back to the roots of animation, using just watercolors, ink, pencils, and the magic of flip books. We’ll break down movements of the illustrated stories we want to tell, bringing our vibrant worlds to life in our own amazing flip books.
We’ll delve into the process of creating comic book characters with crazy, sad, exciting, intense, complicated, and most of all, fascinating backstories.
We’re calling on the brave and bold for a writing adventure! This semester, we’ll be writing stories that have multiple choices for the reader - different storylines lead them down alternative paths or to alternative endings.
Get ready to run faster and jump higher, one frame at a time! Together we’re taking your stories and transforming them into comics. Learn about comic-book language, illustration, and frames and share your next super-adventure.
In Romance Unleashed we’ll teach you how to woo your readers and leave them wanting more. We’ll explore how love and desire drive plot forward, craft characters with greater depth, and make our love stories epic.
If you can’t wait to turn the page, the writer has succeeded in telling you a great story. What does it take to develop characters, settings, dialogue, and plot elements that have you on the edge of your seat? This workshop answers those questions and more!
There’s always more to learn, fiction writers! Come build on the skills you’ve already got, and dig deeper into the qualities that give all the best stories that extra POP. Whichever genre of fiction you prefer (historical, fantasy, realistic, etc.) is welcome!
In this bilingual workshop, we'll revisit our favorite children's books through the eyes of a writer and illustrator, getting to the bottom of what makes some books so memorable. Then we'll develop and write our own picture books - mapping out characters, plot and narration.
Do you want to be wild and break out of the limitations that are always being set? Poetry is the answer. We’re strapping on our shoes, grabbing our pens, and meeting at the P.S. 187 school yard to go on a poet’s adventure!
We’re a self-motivated, uber-supportive band of misfits who read, write, and share poems. We love words, rhyme (only when used sparely, thank you), observation, and Walt Whitman (obviously).
It's time for you to be the master of your universe! Let's explore worlds of your own creation, inhabited by beings that only you can imagine.
Meet Our Teachers
I front the band The Icebergs and was a part of Sister Spit, the famed west coast women’s poetry troupe!
I wrote Hanazuki, a book series based on the Hasbro YouTube series, and I have twin boys!
I’m the creator/writer of Z2 comics’ science fiction series THE SWEETNESS
I won a 2021 Emmy nod for Voice Over Actress in La Cucarachita Martina’s Musical Adventure!