NYU Veterans Writing Workshop

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The NYU Veterans Writing Workshop at New York University in Manhattan , New York is a free, non-partisan outreach program offered to the veteran community in and around New York City [1] and is considered by some as the pre-eminent writing workshop for veterans. [2]

History

The workshop Began in 2008, [3] founded by train United States Ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith . [1]

Alumni

Notable alumni of the workshop include:

  • Jason Everman [4]
  • Phil Klay [3]
  • Matt Gallagher [5]
  • Roy Scranton [6]

Prizes won by alumni

NYU Veterans Writing Workshop alumni have thus far won 1 National Book Award and other literary honors.

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:b “About The Workshop” . NYU Veterans Writing Workshop . New York University . Retrieved 23 November 2016 .
  2. Jump up^ Matt Gallagher (September 9, 2013). “How to Run a Successful Writing Workshop for Veterans” . The New York Times .
  3. ^ Jump up to:b Clyde Haberman (November 23, 2009). “Moving the Battlefield to the Page” . The New York Times .
  4. Jump up^ O’Sullivan, Anna (May 7, 2013). “Former Nirvana Guitarist, US Army Veteran, Monk to Graduate Columbia University” (Press release). New York: Columbia University School of General Studies . Retrieved 2016-11-23 .
  5. Jump up^ Craig Moreau (May 3, 2012). “Veterans’ Reading at NYU” . Electric Literature .
  6. Jump up^ “The NYU Veterans Writing Workshop” . The Kennedy Center . Retrieved 23 November 2016 .

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