“Activism, Identity and Race:

Playwrights and Screenwriters at the Crossroads”

2020 NBWC


Thursday, March 26 – Sunday, March 29, 2018; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Conference Location:
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
1638 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

View program now.

Early-registration online ENDS FEB. 10, 2020 (rates increase after.) 
Early-registration  by mail must be postmarked by Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.
Early-registration is refundable by March 10, 2020.
Online Registration ends Friday, March 16, 2020.

SPECIAL! Register for two (2) Talkshops and receive 15 % off ticketed price! [Talkshops to be scheduled.]

Enter Promo Code: like2talkshop

Program is subject to change.

Onsite Registration takes place DAYS OF EVENT ONLY. No advanced on-site registration.
Onsite Fees/Donation go up from early-registration and are as the follows:

All days – General      $80            $65
All day – Student (all)/

             Senior/ Faculty

     $45            $30
1 day – General      $35            $25
1 day – Student (all)

            / Senior/ Faculty

     $25            $15



Medgar Evers College Students attend for FREE!

Registration and Valid ID Required. (See below for details.)

Registration for MEC Students& Faculty:

  • All MEC Students (Matriculated & Non- Matriculated) – No Cost (FREE). Please complete registration online. [This does not include ticketed events such as any related concerts, receptions, talkshops, or the like.] Please be prepared to show proof on-site (program or ID).
    Classes– For class preregistration:
  • Professors must submit a class roster in advance to the Registration Coordinator.
    These students may be required to complete a registration form on–site to capture their information and asked to complete a survey/ evaluation.
    These students should bring valid MEC identification.


Registration for MEC Faculty and Staff:

  • MEC Faculty who require their students to attend any portion of the Conference are offered “gratis entry”. Please complete a Registration Form and indicate “gratis” in the Student/Faculty/Senior box.
  • All other MEC Faculty and Staff are asked to pay the donation as indicated on the registration form.
  • ID required for Student/ Faculty/ Senior Admission rates. Please present at time of entry. Discount entry is non-transferable.

If you have additional questions, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) page.