Freewriting with Friends

with Academy Fellow John Istel
at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 3
Monday, August 9, 2021

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Registration is closed.

Deadline: August 4.

Eager to write but feeling stuck? Join us for a flurry of writing and sharing by the East River in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s secret council seats. Bring your sense of adventure and something to write with. No experience needed.

Before John Istel became a Teaching Fellow 18 years ago, he wrote professionally about the arts. His writing on theater, short fiction, and poetry have appeared in print and online journals, and he won first prize in The Academy’s 2020 flash fiction contest. He leads one of The Academy’s writing groups. At New Design High School, John teaches 9th grade ELA and advises Lit by Design, the school’s lit mag.  

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