This spring, Jersey City Writers is focusing on poetic forms for our genre night Formation which will be held on April 26th at Barrow Mansion in Jersey City, NJ. Writing in form sometimes intimidates poets, both beginners and advanced practitioners alike. Yet form can often wrench unexpected ingenuity from us. Here’s a quotation on writing […]
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Jersey City Writers is thrilled to announce Sally Slater as our guest author for our next Genre event — A Night of Fantasy on Wednesday, Aug. 12. Sally Slater is the author of Paladin, a fantasy adventure novel that has garnered more than 11 million reads on Wattpad, and is now an Amazon bestseller. Paladin is […]
The votes are in! “Tell Your Story” is the winner! Organic and super soft black cotton, the JCW T-shirt will be available for purchase at genre night on June 17th for $25.
Jersey City Writers introduces a new series of Yoga & Writing sessions that kick-off Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Yoga in the Heights studio located at 317 Central Avenue from 12:30 pm to 2 pm. This is a beginner-level class open to all levels and new and/or experienced writers. Explore writing inspired by gentle […]
Valentine’s Day encourages us to buy flowers and chocolates to express our feelings to those we love. But while flowers die and chocolates get eaten, literature can leave an impression that lasts a lifetime. On Saturday the 14th of February, Jersey City Writers presents a reading of historical romance and a Q & A with guest author Maya Rodale at Hopscotch. A few of […]
No Peeking’s debut production features an original play “The Shapeshifter” by Jersey City Writers’ own Meg Merriet. The brand new production company removes the element of sight from the audience and employs sophisticated designs for sound, atmosphere, texture and scent to convey the physical realm of fiction. Imagine smelling the Earl Grey in an Oscar […]
For Jersey City Writers (JCW), 2015 kicked off with a series of regularly scheduled workshops, events and writing marathons but not without a look back first at 2014, which served as a springboard for many new events and incredible membership growth. Four years ago, JCW consisted of a small group of dedicated scribes who met […]
Whiskey Saloon, the upcoming Genre Night on September 10th, will be featuring Denny Daniel and his traveling show The Museum of Interesting Things. The event will be held at Third & Vine, a wine and cheese tavern in Downtown Jersey City. The exhibit has all kinds of fascinating relics from American history, including but not limited […]
On July 3, the Jersey Journal featured JCW’s genre event Tasteful Smut. Tasteful Smut is a night dedicated to celebrate the most clandestine of literary genres, the romantic and titillating realm of Erotica. Read the entire story.
JC1TV, an award-winning cable station and ‘the official channel of Jersey City,’ regularly showcases city government, neighborhoods, and groups to its viewers. In this segment, JC1TV covers Jersey City Writers and its play Dissecting Lily that was featured in 2014 Stagefest.