The YMCA's Downtown Writers Center

The YMCA's Downtown Writers Center is the CNY region's only community center for the literary arts, and hosts a wide variety of programs and events for wordsmiths and bookworms... creative writing workshops, readings by established and emerging poets and writers, and much more. Our program offerings include:



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Novelist DANA SPIOTTA


Friday, September 30, 7:00 PM


Dana Spiotta's Eat the Document was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her latest novel is Innocents and Others (Scribner, 2016). She teaches at Syracuse University.


Programs of the Arts Branch of the YMCA are made possible, in part, by funding from the County of Onondaga, administered by CNY Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.