For Book Lovers Only: Jo Anne Meekins

NWU Member Jo Anne Meekins was interviewed by host Rob Brown on the “For Book Lovers Only” show in Laurel, MD.  Jo Anne, author of six books to date, discusses her work and writing process.  She touches on forgiveness, self-publishing, and divine inspiration, as she authentically shares her personal experiences and employs tips and techniques in […]

The October Jazz Revolution including the “Black Lives Matter” Suite

Join NWU members John Pietaro, Zigi Lowenberg and others performing for The  October Jazz Revolution on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 from 6 – 10 pm at The Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217.  Register Now. 5 SETS IN REVOLT   The October Jazz Revolution including the “Black Lives Matter” Suite Music Now   Music Now! At The Brooklyn Commons The […]

We Are Workers: National Graduate Worker Day of Action

On October 15th, sixteen (and counting) graduate unions across the country will be participating in “We Are Workers: National Graduate Worker Day of Action,” a series of coordinated events aimed at gaining public support for the grad unionization movement and pushing the NLRB to move quickly and in our favor as we work to overturn […]

Support Member’s Off-Broadway Stage Debut this Tuesday, Oct. 6

Calling all members, family and friends who would support our member’s musical stage debut tomorrow night, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 at 9 pm… One of the National Writers Union members, Garrett Buhl Robinson, is making a monumental step in his career performing Off-Broadway at Theatre Row! His musical, Letters to Zoey, is based upon his experiences in 1992 […]

Sept. 29 Short Series Film Screening Premiere

Support NWU Member  Marie Sylvia Cothia, the film ensemble cast and the film director for the film screening documentary premiere: “Immigration Women/First Generation Women: Voices Heard Through Film.” The film, produced by immigrant and first generation women, premiers… Day/Time: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 from 7 to 9 pm Location: NYC’s Anthology Film Archives Movie Theater, […]

From Page to Stage Deadline

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (DUTF) is currently accepting submissions for its 14th annual season to be held during spring 2016 at HERE Arts Center in SoHo and other theaters in downtown New York City. DUTF, produced by Creative Ammo Inc., was founded in 2001 with the purpose to build a repertoire of new American theatre that echoes […]

The Dissident Arts Festival- Day 2

As reported by John Pietaro… On Day two, August 16, we moved The Dissident Arts Festival to ShapeShifter Lab, a beloved home of new music for years now. What a gift to have two spaces that have equally caring, professional and considerate staff members. We opened this day with a jaw-dropping piece of multi-media art, downtown […]

The Dissident Arts Festival- Day 1

As reported by John Pietaro…  The Dissident Arts Festival, the annual gathering of revolutionary creativity, feted its 10th anniversary with a special weekend-long event on Saturday August 15 and Sunday August 16 at El Taller Latino Americano (Manhattan) and ShapeShifter Lab (Brooklyn), respectively. The event was sponsored by the Len Ragozin Foundation and the Rosenberg […]

NWU Member Jo Anne Meekins Represents at the NYC Poetry Festival

National Writers Union (NWU) member Jo Anne Meekins shared her inspirational poem, “There’s Still Healing for the Hurting,” at the 2015 NYC Poetry Festival on Governors Island. In solidarity with several other poets representing the New York Chapter, they gathered and awaited their 12:30 – 1 pm time slot to read from the Chumley stage. Afterwards, […]