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The YMCA's Downtown Writers Center

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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Friday, May 2, 7:00 PM

Novelist GINNAH HOWARD


Free and Open to the public.




Ginnah Howard’s stories have appeared in Water~Stone Review, Permafrost, Portland Review, Descant 145, Eleven Eleven Journal and elsewhere. Her novel, Night Navigation (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009) was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. The National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York State gave Howard their Media Award for work on behalf of those with mental illness and their families. In the spring of 2011, she was a visiting author for the University of South Carolina’s public lecture/writer series, “Caught in the Creative Act.” Howard’s second novel, Doing Time Outside, was published by Standing Stone Books in 2013.
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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.