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Inside the Writers Institute

A WMHT documentary on the history of the NYS Writers Institute with footage from Governor Mario M. Cuomo, former and current staff members along with authors & poets who have visited.


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Premieres Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 7:30pm on WMHT-TV


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.

Inside The Writers Institute Screening

Inside The Writers Institute Screening

Tuesday, October 23 at 7:30pm at WMHT Public Media.

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Aired: 2018-10-16 1:05 Rating: NR

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