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Take advantage of New York City’s historic writing community with classes and events featuring professional and award-winning writers.
Carry forward a writing legacy that includes poets, essayists, memoirists, and novelists who have studied and taught at The New School, such as James Baldwin, Robert Frost, and Mario Puzo.
The New School offered the first academic creative writing workshop in 1931 and pioneered a new philosophy of education. Embrace the legacy and start your writing journey with continuing education courses offered throughout the year.
The Creative Writing program, taught through the workshop model, offers courses led by professional writers
who work closely with students to strengthen them as writers of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and more.
Certificate Programs page if you're interested in earning a certificate.
Interested in exploring the writer’s life in New York during the summer? The
Summer Writers Colony consists of a writing workshop, three literary salons, and award-winning guest authors.
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