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.


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Get in touch with us!

340 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, NY 13202


For Workshops and Young Authors Academy:

Georgia Popoff
Workshops Coordinator
(315) 474.6851, ext. 380


For other DWC programs and activities:

Phil Memmer
Executive Director
(315) 474.6851, ext.328