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FALL 2020


FALL 2020: Our programs continue via an online learning platform!

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

Join us for our FALL OPEN HOUSE – via Zoom

Online:  SUNDAY, SEPT 13, 5:00-6:00 pm


WORKSHOPS start in SEPTEMBER – Online via Zoom

REGISTER NOW – Fall 2020

SATURDAYS (Morris Park NYPL)  Online:  12:00 pm.   SEPT 19 – DEC 5
WEDNESDAYS (14th Street Y)  Online:  7:00 pm.  SEPT 23 – DEC 9

  • To Register for WednesdaysWriting & Reading War Stories (Siobhan Adcock & Drew Pham) – Click HERE

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


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 14th, due to Covid-19 safety precautions. Voices From War moved our  programming to a remote (video conferencing) format on March 11th, 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 – FALL 2020:

14Y REGISTRATION LINK (Wednesdays, 7pm, Classes):
NYPL Bronx REGISTRATION LINK (Saturdays, 12:15 pm, Classes):

And of course, feel free to reach out with any questions:

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


**  Scroll down for our Collaboration in the BRONX.  FALL 2020 starts SEPT 19  –  10th season**

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NYC (Manhattan) REGISTRATION OPEN – Season 15 (Dates Below)

SEASON 15 Workshops Start SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

Writing & Reading War Stories



SUNDAY, SEPT 13th, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

RSVP for Zoom link


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

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FALL 2020

NYC (Manhattan) REGISTRATION – Season 15

FALL Registration: 10 Sessions  (NY, NY)

Writing & Reading War Stories


SPRING (Manhattan) 2020 DATES:

SEPT:  23  ▪  OCT:  7, 14, 21, & 28  ▪  NOV:  4 & 18  ▪  DEC:  2 & 9  ▪  WEDNESDAY, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  ▪

(No class on WED.,  NOV 11 & 25.)

INSTRUCTORS:   Siobhan Adcock & Drew Pham
DIRECTOR:  Kara Krauze




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.

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond.
This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

This class is hosted by the 14th Street Y — on Zoom for FALL 2020 season.

Thank you to The Rona Jaffe Foundation for ongoing support 2016-2020!

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 to 2020!

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…


SUNDAY, SEPT 13th, 5:00-6:00 pm (via Zoom)
Come meet the instructors and socialize with past participants and new ones!


Fall 2020: WORKSHOP in the BRONX

New Classes START  September 19

September 19 – December 5  ▪

10 Saturdays

The CRAFT of WAR WRITINGwith Instructor Jeremy Warneke


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.

SEPT 19 – DEC 5, 2020
 2-hour weekly workshop / 10 SESSIONS
via ZOOM (Fall 2020)
 Morris Park Library
 985 Morris Park Ave., Bronx, NY

12:00 - 2:00 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:


Spring & Summer 2020:  Thank You  to all of our participants and instructors for another wonderful season!


Check back for other workshop opportunities & news.

And be sure to join our Mailing List!


#MoreVoices   2020


Writing and Reading War Stories in the 21st Century

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.


Questions? Email:

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THANK YOU! Seasons 1 through 14

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.  ◊

 ♦♦ 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!  ♦♦

#MoreVoices    2020

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