Over 1,000 authors have visited the New York State Writers Institute in the 35 years since it was founded at UAlbany by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist William Kennedy. Along with a visiting writers series, there is a film series, a program for young writers, community workshops and a magazine. In WMHT’s latest documentary, learn about how the Institute got started and what it has contributed to the arts community.

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Inside The Writers Institute

Discover the origins of the Writers Institute and its contributions to the arts community.

FREE Event

The main title graphic for the Inside The Writers Institute documentary. The image is in black and white and features a quill pen and a script-style letter 'W'.

Join WMHT Public Media and the Bethlehem Public Library


for a FREE Screening

Monday, October 21 at 7pm

Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054