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Winter-SPRING  2022

REGISTRATION is OPEN

 Winter-SPRING 2022: Our programs continue via an online learning platform!

Connecting LIVE via Zoom for the SPRING season during our regularly scheduled class times.

Join us for our SPRING OPEN HOUSE – via Zoom

Online:  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 4:30-5:30 pm

RSVP: info@voicesfromwar.org

WORKSHOPS start FEB 23 – Online via Zoom

REGISTER NOW – SPRING 2022

SATURDAYS (Morris Park NYPL)  Online:  12:30 pm.   FEB 26 – MAY 7       (6 sessions)
WEDNESDAYS (14th Street Y)  Online:  7:00 pm.  FEB 23 – MAY 11       (10 sessions)

Learn more about our INSTRUCTORS … Here

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  • To Register for WednesdaysWriting & Reading War Stories   (w/ Nina Semczuk & Timothy Kudo) – Click HERE

  • To Register for Saturdays – The Craft of War Writing   (w/ Jeremy Warneke) – Click HERE

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We are grateful for our fantastic community partners, both centers of community engagement, the 14th Street Y, serving Manhattan’s East Village for many years, and the Morris Park Library, part of our wonderful NYC (NYPL) public library system. Both locations have had closures and adjustments, beginning March 2020, due to Covid-19 safety precautions, and are now open again for some in-person activities. Voices From War moved our  programming to a remote (video conferencing) format on March 11th, 2020, using the “Zoom” platform.

While we love and miss our in-person community — we also want to report our successful online community gathering and ongoing engagement with our participants, their writing, literary discussion, and shared conversations! Having a way to continue community engagement–though remote for the time being–is all the more important as we all face necessary measures for social distancing. Twice a week Voices From War continues to be socially connected “live” in real time through our virtual classrooms.

We look forward to meeting you (or seeing you back) and sharing discussions  in our online classrooms.

Please register via our usual Registration links – SPRING 2022:

14Y REGISTRATION LINK (Wednesdays, 7pm, Classes):  https://forms.gle/xTdcV72CCd9Hgi6t6
NYPL Bronx REGISTRATION LINK (Saturdays, 12:30 pm, Classes):  https://forms.gle/jLbo6KWPf6pr2AF46

And of course, feel free to reach out with any questions: info@voicesfromwar.org

Wishing everyone well wishes and health as we continue new ways to be creative and connected together.

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**  Scroll down for our Collaboration in the BRONX.  SPRING 2022 starts FEB 26 –  13th season**

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NYC (Manhattan) REGISTRATION OPEN – Season 18 (Dates Below)

SEASON 18 Workshops Start FEBRUARY 23, 2022

Writing & Reading War Stories

JOIN us for our WINTER OPEN HOUSE

SUNDAY, FEB 13th, 4:30 – 5:30 pm

RSVP for Zoom link

email: info@voicesfromwar.org

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BRONX (SPRING 2022) REGISTRATION is OPEN

REGISTER NOW for the New Season of The CRAFT of WAR WRITING in the BRONX

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SPRING  2022

NYC (Manhattan) REGISTRATION – Season 18

FALL Registration: 10 Sessions  (NY, NY)

Writing & Reading War Stories

NYC (Manhattan): REGISTRATION OPEN

Winter-SPRING (Manhattan) 2022 DATES:

FEB:  23  ▪  MARCH:  2, 9, 16, & 30  ▪  APRIL:  6, 13, & 27  ▪  MAY:  4 & 11  ▪  WEDNESDAY, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  ▪

(No class on WED.,  MARCH 23 & APRIL 20.)

INSTRUCTORS:  Nina Semczuk & Timothy Kudo
DIRECTOR:  Kara Krauze

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VOICES FROM WAR’S Writing & Reading War Stories is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Learning, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. LMCC.net

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond.
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This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

This class is hosted by the 14th Street Y — on Zoom for Winter-SPRING 2022 season.

Thank you to The Rona Jaffe Foundation for ongoing support 2016-2022!

Thank you to Poets & Writers for support for our workshops since 2013!

Thank you to the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council for support from 2017!

Thank you to Amazon Literary Partnership for past grant support from 2017 - 2019!  Amazon granrt

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We hope you can JOIN US for our…

  Winter OPEN HOUSE & SOCIAL:

SUNDAY, FEB 13th, 4:30-5:30 pm (via Zoom)
RSVP: info@voicesfromwar.org
Come meet the instructors and socialize with past participants and new ones!

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Spring 2022: WORKSHOP in the BRONX

New Classes START  FEB 26

 Feb 26 – May 7  ▪

6 Saturdays

The CRAFT of WAR WRITINGwith Instructor Jeremy Warneke

A VOICES FROM WAR COLLABORATION

REGISTRATION OPEN
Click to Register

"The Craft of War Writing" is offered in collaboration with VOICES FROM WAR, offering writing workshops for veterans since 2013, and with support from the Morris Park NYPL.

VOICES FROM WAR and our Bronx programming is supported in part through a grant from The Rona Jaffe Foundation.

 QUESTIONS?  CONTACT: info@voicesfromwar.org
FEB 26 – MAY 7, 2022
 2-hour weekly workshop / 6 SESSIONS
via ZOOM (Fall 2021)
 Morris Park Library
 985 Morris Park Ave., Bronx, NY

 SATURDAYs
12:30 - 2:30 pm
 Free and open to the public.
 Prior writing experience not required.
  
    
 

Please register for the BRONX workshop season by clicking above. Any questions, please email: info@voicesfromwar.org

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FALL 2021:  Thank You  to all of our participants and instructors for another wonderful season!

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Check back for other workshop opportunities & news.

And be sure to join our Mailing List!

info@VoicesFromWar.org

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Writing and Reading War Stories

In this workshop we write our own narratives, while reading excerpted fiction and non-fiction by veterans, military spouses, and select civilians.  Each week, we share student work, learning from each others’ strengths and successes, while also discussing ways we can come closer to the stories we want to tell, whether just for ourselves or for a larger audience.  The course is team-taught by two writers, a civilian and a veteran.

“If you succeed [in storytelling], you replace the fragments of memory with something that has its own shape and meaning, a separate thing that has value in itself.”     
                     - Tracy Kidder & Richard Todd

This is a free workshop for veterans.

Prior writing experience not required.

  ADDITIONAL VOICES FROM WAR PROGRAMMING IN PROGRESS  

Questions? Email:  info@voicesfromwar.org

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THANK YOU! Seasons 1 through 17

We could use YOUR support! Contact us about getting involved…
as a sponsor, partner, or volunteer.

◊  Voices from War is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization.   ◊   Please visit the sidebar or bottom of this page for details — and to support our workshops with a secure online donation.  ◊

Email: info@voicesfromwar.org
 ♦♦ Check back for more information about our first Voices From War literary anthology and additional Voices From War EVENTS. We look forward to introducing more readers to these talented writers!  ♦♦

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