Words After War offers an 8-week MFA-style writing workshop on Wednesdays beginning November 10, 7:30-9:30pm (EST), with instructor Matt Gallagher. This workshop offers high-quality literary instruction to the NYC community, fostering a space for developing craft, critique, and connection. The mission is to bring veterans and civilians together to examine war through literature, and they are committed to building a literary community that is inclusive and diverse.
Matt Gallagher is the author of the novels Empire City and Youngblood, a finalist for the 2016 Dayton Literary Peace Prize. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire, The Paris Review and Wired, among other places. He’s also the author of the Iraq war memoir Kaboom and coeditor of, and contributor to, the short fiction collection Fire & Forget: Short Stories from the Long War.
RSVP here by November 9.
Travis Manion Foundation joins Story Pirates for a fun-filled evening of Virtual Story Love on November 16, 7pm (EST).
Join TMF and Story Pirates to appreciate the beauty of children's writing, encouraging children to keep using their imaginations. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, this project will be taking place virtually. Register to receive a Zoom link to participate in the project.
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The Josephine Herrick Project is offering a free hybrid photography course for veterans in the New York City area. This half-online, half-in person group will focus on the art and technical side of photography.Read more
Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) Operation Improv students have been learning the techniques of long-form, comedic improvisation for the past 8 weeks. Nothing is planned ahead of time, everything is made up on the spot! Join them for a hilarious 25-minute improv showcase on Zoom during their final class on November 7, 1:15-1:45pm. Come ready to laugh and to provide audience suggestions to inspire scenes.