The NBWC is RESCHEDULED!

(As of March 18, 2020)

Conference Dates:

Wednesday, NOVEMBER 11 – Saturday, NOVEMBER 14, 2020

Read Postponement Press Release  HERE.

READ PRESS RELEASE ON POSTPONEMENT AND INFO ON REFUNDS HERE.


#NBWC2020 Online Registration

NEW Online Registration dates to be announced.

NOTE: After November 6th, Everyone is Required to Register On-Site (on the Campus of Medgar Evers College, CUNY; See Contact Page for Address).

Registration Guidelines for MEC Students and Faculty

  • All MEC students (matriculated and non-matriculated) can attend the core conference events for free (no cost), excluding concerts, receptions, talkshops, or other special events. Valid student ID required.
  • Professors must submit a class roster in advance to the Registration Coordinator. Call the CBL office for more details or send an email to writers@mec.cuny.edu.
  • MEC faculty members who require their students to attend 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.
  • For additional information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) page.

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Talkshop selections will be posted in the upcoming weeks for the following genres:

Fiction

Playwriting

Poetry

Screenwriting