NWRW

3601

Writing for New York City Newspapers, Magazines, and Webzines

Schools of Public Engagement: Writing Program

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Writing NYC News, Mags, Web

Spring 2021

Taught By: Susan Shapiro

Section: A

CRN: 1133

Credits: 3

The New York Times, Daily News, Newsday, New York Post, and Wall Street Journal all use freelance writers for profiles, features, reviews, news stories, humor, and editorials. So do New York Magazine, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, and the New Yorker. Taught by a writer whose work has appeared in more than 100 publications, this course reveals the secrets of breaking in. Topics include tailoring pieces to specific columns, writing a perfect cover and pitch letter, contacting the right editors, and submitting the work, following up, and getting clips. Assignments are read and critiqued in class. Speakers include top Manhattan editors.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Writing Program (NWRW)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:51pm 7/2/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 6:00pm - 9:50pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 713

Date Range: 1/19/2021 - 3/28/2021

Writing NYC News, Mags, Web

Spring 2021

Taught By: Susan Shapiro

Section: B

CRN: 1132

Credits: 3

The New York Times, Daily News, Newsday, New York Post, and Wall Street Journal all use freelance writers for profiles, features, reviews, news stories, humor, and editorials. So do New York Magazine, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, and the New Yorker. Taught by a writer whose work has appeared in more than 100 publications, this course reveals the secrets of breaking in. Topics include tailoring pieces to specific columns, writing a perfect cover and pitch letter, contacting the right editors, and submitting the work, following up, and getting clips. Assignments are read and critiqued in class. Speakers include top Manhattan editors.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Writing Program (NWRW)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:51pm 7/2/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 6:00pm - 9:50pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 713

Date Range: 3/22/2021 - 5/10/2021

Writing NYC News, Mags, Web

Fall 2020

Taught By: Susan Shapiro

Section: A

CRN: 1157

Credits: 3

The New York Times, Daily News, Newsday, New York Post, and Wall Street Journal all use freelance writers for profiles, features, reviews, news stories, humor, and editorials. So do New York Magazine, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, and the New Yorker. Taught by a writer whose work has appeared in more than 100 publications, this course reveals the secrets of breaking in. Topics include tailoring pieces to specific columns, writing a perfect cover and pitch letter, contacting the right editors, and submitting the work, following up, and getting clips. Assignments are read and critiqued in class. Speakers include top Manhattan editors.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Writing Program (NWRW)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 10

Add/Drop Deadline: September 5, 2020 (Saturday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: October 22, 2020 (Thursday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:50pm 7/2/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 6:00pm - 9:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 8/31/2020 - 10/26/2020

Writing NYC News, Mags, Web

Fall 2020

Taught By: Susan Shapiro

Section: B

CRN: 9153

Credits: 3

The New York Times, Daily News, Newsday, New York Post, and Wall Street Journal all use freelance writers for profiles, features, reviews, news stories, humor, and editorials. So do New York Magazine, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, and the New Yorker. Taught by a writer whose work has appeared in more than 100 publications, this course reveals the secrets of breaking in. Topics include tailoring pieces to specific columns, writing a perfect cover and pitch letter, contacting the right editors, and submitting the work, following up, and getting clips. Assignments are read and critiqued in class. Speakers include top Manhattan editors.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Writing Program (NWRW)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 14

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:50pm 7/2/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 6:00pm - 9:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 11/2/2020 - 12/14/2020

Writing NYC News, Mags, Web

Summer 2020

Taught By: Susan Shapiro

Section: A

CRN: 1204

Credits: 3

The New York Times, Daily News, Newsday, New York Post, and Wall Street Journal all use freelance writers for profiles, features, reviews, news stories, humor, and editorials. So do New York Magazine, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, and the New Yorker. Taught by a writer whose work has appeared in more than 100 publications, this course reveals the secrets of breaking in. Topics include tailoring pieces to specific columns, writing a perfect cover and pitch letter, contacting the right editors, and submitting the work, following up, and getting clips. Assignments are read and critiqued in class. Speakers include top Manhattan editors.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Writing Program (NWRW)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: June 6, 2020 (Saturday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: July 12, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:55pm 7/2/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 6/2/2020 - 7/14/2020