Upcoming Events

Screenwriting Workshop

with Darine Hotait

Four Sessions, 3 hours each (6-9pm) Tuesdays, August 8, August 15, August 22, and August 29 Fees & Payment Options: $220 General / $200 AAWW Members (JOIN THE FAN CLUB!) Full payment due before first class. Maximum of ten students. Why you should take this class: Writer & Director Darine Hotait bridges the gap between literature and cinema due to her genuine fascination and devotion to both. A mentor in numerous screenwriting workshops.. MORE

Tue, August 8, 2017 6:00pm to Tue, August 29, 2017 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Workshop: Protest Poetry

with Sally Wen Mao

Four Sessions, 2 hours each (7-9pm) Wednesdays August 9th, August 16th, August 23rd, August 30th Fees & Payment Options: $200 General / $180 AAWW Members (JOIN THE FAN CLUB!) Full payment due before first class. Maximum of fifteen students. Why you should take this class: Poet Sally Wen Mao, award-winning author of Mad Honey Symposium (Alice James Books, 2014), has been anthologized in The Best American Poetry 2013, BOMB Magazine, Poetry, and more... MORE

Wed, August 9, 2017 7:00pm to Wed, August 30, 2017 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Workshop: Experimental Fiction

with Jade Sharma

Three Sessions, 3 hours each (6-9pm) Fridays, August 11th, August 18th, August 25th Fees & Payment Options: $150 General / $100 AAWW Members (JOIN THE FAN CLUB!) Full payment due before first class. STUDENT RATE AVAILABLE FOR LIMITED SEATS Why you should take this class: You’ve got something special in the works but you keep running into walls. There’s a hidden flavor that you can’t quite name? Trying to remember that movie you watched how.. MORE

Fri, August 11, 2017 6:00pm to Fri, August 25, 2017 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, #600
New York, NY 10001

Subjects of Interest

with Kamila Shamsie, Hirsh Sawhney, and Rozina Ali

How does private grief come to blend into today’s turbulent political landscape? For the South Asian families at the center of Kamila Shamsie and Hirsh Sawhney’s latest novels, the death of parents launches surviving family members into unexpected political terrain. In Shamsie’s Home Fire and Sawhney’s South Haven, grief blurs with anger, borders, and resurgent nationalism, complicating the families’ allegiances to their home countries and adopted homes in the West. Moderated by Rozina Ali,.. MORE

Mon, August 21, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St #600
New York, New York 10001

INFO SESSION: Open City Fellowship

with the editor of Open City

The Asian American Writers' Workshop is now accepting applications for The Open City Fellowship for emerging Asian American writers. If you are a strong, voice-driven storyteller who cares about social justice movements and transporting readers to the creative subcultures of color in neighborhoods across Queens, Manhattan, and Brooklyn, then consider applying for The Open City Fellowship! Come learn more and meet our editor at an information session on Thursday, August.. MORE

Thu, August 24, 2017 6:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

Mouth to Mouth: Open Mic

with Daniel K. Isaac, Giselle Buchanan, and Kay Ulanday Barrett

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Thu, August 31, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Bao Phi and Sokunthary Svay

Details TBA. Photo Credit: Charissa Uemura.. MORE

Fri, September 8, 2017 12:00am
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Dina Nayeri & Alia Malek

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Fri, September 15, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Danzy Senna & Katie Kitamura

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Sat, September 16, 2017 3:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Young-ha & Krys Lee

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Tue, September 19, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

Mouth to Mouth: Open Mic

with

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Thu, September 28, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Farzana Doctor

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Thu, October 12, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27 Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Paisley Rekdal

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Sat, October 14, 2017 3:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27 Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Raissa Robles

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Thu, October 19, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27 Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Jess Rizkallah, Marwa Helal, Aria Aber, & Melissa Lozada-Olivia

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Tue, October 24, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Chen Chen & Monica Sok

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Sat, December 2, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27 Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001
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