New York

Co-Chairs: Alexandria Faiz
                     Yusef Salaam

256 West 38th Street – Suite 703
New York, NY 10018
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Contact the New York Chapter at
(212) 254-0279 or nwuny@nwu.org.

Latest Chapter News

Notes on the Harlem Book Fair

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By Yusef Salaam African voices can be muffled by white supremacy and racism, but poets and writers who are invested in self-determination will find a way to get their words out. Panelists who participated in the National Writers Union discussion, “Silencing Black Writers in the USA,” shared these and other perspectives at the Harlem Book […]

NWU Member Jo Anne Meekins Represents at the NYC Poetry Festival

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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, […]

New York Events: July 25 NYC Poetry Festival; and A Labor Movement Rally

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Calling all poets and activists to check out the two Union related events taking place on July 25, 2015 in New York this weekend!  The NYC Poetry Festival and the Verizon Rally are opportunities to express creativity and solidarity with like-minded people and move the organization forward.   ANNUAL NYC POETRY FESTIVAL Date/Time: July 25 […]