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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Poet PHILLIS LEVIN

Friday, May 6, 7:00 PM


Phillis Levin is the award-winning author of Mr. Memory and Other Poems, along with four other collections of poetry. Her many honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship.



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.