Upcoming Events

Vernacular as Resistance

with Marwa Helal

Three Sessions, 3 hours each (6-9pm) Wednesdays June 14th, June 21st, June 28th Fees & Payment Options: $250 General / $220 AAWW Members (Become a Member!) Full payment due before first class. Maximum of fifteen students. *EARLY BIRD! Sign up before June 1st for $200 General / $180 AAWW Members* *STUDENT RATE for limited seats, contact Tracy Wong at twong@aaww.org for availability!* What is vernacular literature? What is its role in dismantling the oppressor’s language and.. MORE

Wed, June 14, 2017 6:00pm to Wed, June 28, 2017 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

The Speculative Lyric: Alternate Universes and Imagined Freedoms

with Franny Choi

Two Sessions, 2 hours each (7-9pm) Mondays June 19th & June 26th Fees & Payment Options: $100 General / $80 AAWW Members (Become a Member!) Full payment due before first class. Maximum of fifteen students. *STUDENT RATE for limited seats, contact Tracy Wong at twong@aaww.org for availability!* In the introduction to the anthology Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements, Walidah Imarisha writes: “Whenever we try to envision a world without war, without.. MORE

Mon, June 19, 2017 7:00pm to Mon, June 26, 2017 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Celebrating Nick Joaquin

with Gina Apostol, Ninotchka Rosca, Alex Gilvarry, & Melissa R. Sipin

Celebrate the new edition of works by Nick Joaquin, one of the most important writers of the Philippines who is only now being published in the United States for the first time by Penguin Classics. Born in 1917, Joaquin wrote a surreal, anguished sentence that cast an ironic eye at colonialism’s longue durée and Catholic rites, both of which he depicted through magical realism and baroque splendor. We’ll feature readings.. MORE

Thu, June 29, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop, 6th Floor
112 W. 27th St.
New York, New York 10001

I Can't Go On, I'll Go On

with Patty Yumi Cottrell, Eugene Lim, Anelise Chen, & Lisa Chen

Do you ever feel like your life is in a constant state of crisis? Do you feel like, nevertheless, you persist? Come see three thrilling experimental novelists whose new books are about pushing forward against life-killing forces, whether it’s capitalism, the political status quo, or more existential threats like grief and suicide. Novelists Patty Yumi Cottrell, Eugene Lim, and Anelise Chen all navigate the universe of crisis--all with a touch.. MORE

Fri, July 14, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop, 6th Floor
112 W. 27th St.
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Akhil Sharma & Kanishk Tharoor

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Mon, July 17, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

Poetry Poetry VI

with Michelle Lin, Dawn Lundy Martin, Tommy Pico

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

A Reading

with Laurel Fantauzzo & Hossannah Asuncion

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

Love, Family, and Social Climbing

with Diksha Basu and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

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Thu, August 10, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th #600
New York, New York 10001

A Reading

with Kamila Shamsie

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