Gotham Writers' Workshop

Gotham Writers' Workshop

Professional
Hell's Kitchen, New York, New York
(529 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

(529 Reviews)
How to Get Published Level 1: One Day Intensive

11/11/2018
Anonymous

Attended: How to Get Published Level 1: One Day Intensive


The class was quite informative and the 7 hours basically flew by. The instructor did a great job of fielding any and all questions thrown her way. Her insider knowledge of the business was invaluable. She was charismatic and warm, not only making us feel at home but making the students feel like our goals were achievable. If I were to have a criticism, and it would only be a small one, it would be that with her background she didn't have any insights about getting short stories published to literary magazines, However, all the expertise she did possess was given to us and made for an inspiring and enjoyable experience.

Dialogue Writing Level 1 One Day Intensive

11/11/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Dialogue Writing Level 1 One Day Intensive


I didn't really get anything out of this class, but it may also be my learning style. The professor was very interactive. I just felt as if it were better suited to a class on screenplays or stage writing than prose.

Poetry Writing Intensive

11/11/2018
Sarah K.

Attended: Poetry Writing Intensive


It was great and extremely useful! I would recommend Kate to anyone. She was interesting, engaging, and really passionate about poetry - her passion was contagious as well.

Grammar: The Basics: Level I

11/11/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Grammar: The Basics: Level I


Simply a fantastic instructor. She maintained positive energy, fielded a variety of questions, and generally ROCKED! I'll be signing up for more classes at Gotham, for sure. Thank you!

Write-In

10/15/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Write-In


Great format! Really inspired me and I'm looking forward to the next one!

Write-In

10/13/2018
ithream b.

Attended: Write-In


This class was awesome! Teacher was great. Students was great. Overall great. I will be attending again. And again. And again. Great class!

Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks

9/23/2018
Alannah D.

Attended: Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks


Learned a lot, very worth it!

TV Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive

9/22/2018
Isa F.

Attended: TV Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive


Excellent instructor and very well structured.

TV Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive

9/22/2018
Margaret B.

Attended: TV Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive


The class was informative but the professional resume of the instructor seemed dated...with the tv landscape changing so rapidly, I would expect a fresher, more innovative POV.

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing Level 1

9/19/2018
Jivan N.

Attended: Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing Level 1


I loved this class and was so sorry to see it end! At first I thought the 3 hours would drag but Matt kept the class energetic and the booth sessions were incredibly helpful! We’re continuing to meet after the class is done and to me that’s a sign that Matt successfully instructed and invigorated the group!

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

Upcoming Classes at Gotham Writers' Workshop

Write-In
Write-In
Next start date:

Friday Nov 16th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

TV Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive
TV Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Friday Nov 30th, 10am - 5pm

Character Development One Day Intensive
Character Development One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Friday Dec 7th, 10am - 5pm

Creative Writing 101 One Day Intensive
Creative Writing 101 One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Friday Dec 7th, 10am - 5pm

Grammar: The Basics: Level I
Grammar: The Basics: Level I
Next start date:

Friday Dec 14th, 10am - 5pm

Memoir Writing Level I: One Day Intensive
Memoir Writing Level I: One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Friday Dec 14th, 10am - 5pm

Songwriting Level 2: 10 Week Workshop
Songwriting Level 2: 10 Week Workshop
Next start date:

Wednesday Jan 9th, 7pm - 10pm

Screenwriting Level 1 One Day Intensive
Screenwriting Level 1 One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Friday Jan 11th, 10am - 5pm

Humor Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive
Humor Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 12th, 11am - 6pm

Stand-Up Comedy Writing Intensive
Stand-Up Comedy Writing Intensive
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 12th, 11am - 6pm

Blog Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive
Blog Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 12th, 11am - 6pm

Personal Essay Writing One Day Intensive
Personal Essay Writing One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 12th, 11am - 6pm

Fiction Writing Level 1 One Day Intensive
Fiction Writing Level 1 One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 12th, 11am - 6pm

Songwriting Intensive
Songwriting Intensive
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 12th, 11am - 6pm

Children’s Book Writing Level I One Day Intensive
Children’s Book Writing Level I One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 12th, 11am - 6pm

Dialogue Writing Level 1 One Day Intensive
Dialogue Writing Level 1 One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Friday Jan 18th, 10am - 5pm

Blog Basics Level 1: One Day Intensive
Blog Basics Level 1: One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Friday Jan 18th, 10am - 5pm

Business Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive
Business Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Friday Jan 25th, 10am - 5pm

How to Get Published Level 1: One Day Intensive
How to Get Published Level 1: One Day Intensive
Next start date:

Friday Feb 1st, 10am - 5pm

Social Media Intensive
Social Media Intensive
Next start date:

Friday Feb 8th, 10am - 5pm

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Teachers at Gotham Writers' Workshop

Akil Kumarasamy Alanna Schubach Alex Forbes Alex Mindt Alexander Steele Alexis Schaitkin Alexis Atkinson Alice Bradley Alison Stein Wellner Alison Espach Amelia Blanquera Andrew Collins Anita Diggs Arlaina Tibensky Ashley Shelby Aspen Matis Barbara DeMarco-Barrett BC Edwards Benjamin Obler Beth Livermore Betsey Odell Blaise Allysen Kearsley Brendan Halpin Britt Gambino Bruce Cherry C.C. Webster Carl Capotorto Carmen Bugan Carole Bugge Carolyn Maccullough Chloé Caldwell Chris Prioleau Christine Reilly Christopher Dietrich Colleen Kinder Corie Hengst Cullen Thomas Dalia Pagani Dan Lopez Dana Miller 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 Elizabeth Cohen Emily Rodriquez Emily Rodriquez Emily Rapp Black Emma Pearse Erik Kraft Fran McNulty Francesca Ochoa Francis Flaherty 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 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 Josh Sippie Juan Vasquez Julia Dahl 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 Brittingham Kim Liao Kimberlee Auerbach Kody Keplinger Kuros Charney Kurt Opprecht 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 Marie Carter Mary Donnelly Mary Anderson Masha Hamilton Matthew Cody Matthew Lippman Max Adams Meghan Kenny Melissa Petro Michael Eldridge Michael Jones Michael Backus Michael Montlack Michael Leviton Michael Q. Boyd Michaela Roessner Mike Luongo Mike Dunphy Mo Krochmal N. West Moss Nan Mooney Nelsie Spencer Nelsie Spencer Nina Boutsikaris Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich Pamela Harris Patty Lamberti Paul Zimmerman Paul Witcover Pete Jensen Peter Stass Peter Finch Phat Chiem Polly Bresnick R. Dean Johnson Raven Burnett Richard Caliban Rob Decina Robert Repino Roohi Choudhry Rory Haines Roseanne Wells Ryan Britt Ryan Tymensky Sara Barron Sarah McColl Sarah Bruni Sarah Langan Scott Cheshire Scott LaCounte Scott Alexander Hess Season Harper-Fox Season Harper-Fox Seth Fried Shahnaz Habib Shamar Hill Shari Goldhagen Shelly Oria Stacey Pershall Stacy Pershall Stacy Pershall Stacy Parker Le Melle Steph Spector Stephanie Paterik Steven James Snyder Sue Henderson Susan Breen T Kira Madden Tal McThenia Tamara Guirado Thais Miller Tom Brennan Tommy Jenkins Tony Conniff Vanessa King Weike Wang Zaina Arafat
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