Wendy’s Subway is a non-profit library and writing space located in Bushwick, Brooklyn. It provides an open, versatile space where cultural production flourishes through reading, research, and collaborative practice, and is manifested in performance, publication, and education. Wendy’s Subway hosts a range of public programs, including readings and screenings, interdisciplinary talks and lectures, discussion and reading groups, and writing workshops. The non-circulating library holds a collection of books and documents with a special focus on poetry, art, theory, and philosophy, as well as the Laurin Raiken Archive, an extensive resource for the study of art history and criticism. Wendy’s Subway is operated by its membership of poets, curators, novelists, artists, and critics with an interest in hybrid forms and cross-disciplinary discourse.
Wendy's Subway was founded in 2013 and became a 501c3 organization in 2016.
379 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206
L train to Montrose or Morgan / J or M to Flushing
To inquire about programming an event at Wendy's Subway, please follow this link.
Rachel Valinsky, Artistic Director
Gabe Kruis, Program Director
Adjua Greaves, Site Director
Corinne Butta (Publications), Sunny Iyer (Library, Special Projects), Sarah McEachern (Publications), Emma Seely-Katz (Programs), Fergal Styles (Publications)
Erica Ammann, Harris Bauer, Alec Mapes-Frances, Elizaveta Shneyderman, Zoe Senise, Megan Toye, Sixing Xu
On an ongoing basis, Wendy's Subway seeks motivated fellows to join our space 1-2 days/per week. Applicants should have an interest in poetry, art, and interdisciplinary practice. Applicants with a background in library science, archiving, and handling printed matter are especially welcome to apply. Recent graduates or current students are invited to apply.
Fellows work in a variety of areas, including programming, publishing, and library maintenance and cataloging.
Apply here: firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and a brief cover letter.