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Riverhead Books Holiday Party

with The Asian American Writers' Workshop

Come celebrate the holidays with Riverhead Books, in support of the Asian American Writers' Workshop! $15 cash at the door, unlimited beer & wine from WINC, baked goods by Riverhead authors & raffle prizes!.. MORE

Mon, December 11, 2017 7:00pm
Lite Brite Neon Studio LLC
232 3rd St
Brooklyn, New York 11215

An Invocation: The Poetics of Haunting

with Carlina Duan, Christine Shan Shan Hou, Muriel Leung & Jane Wong

How does history – particularly the history of war, colonialism, and marginalization – impact the work of Asian American poets across time and space? How does language act as a haunting space of intervention and activism? Poet and scholar Jane Wong raised these questions with her digital multimedia project, The Poetics of Haunting. For the last workshop event of 2017, Wong and poets Carlina Duan, Christine.. MORE

Mon, December 18, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers Workshop
112 W. 27th Street
New York, New York 10001

Race, Music, and American Ghost Stories

with Hari Kunzru, Margo Jefferson & Kevin Nguyen

A special discussion about music and the ghosts of America’s racial past featuring two highly acclaimed authors. A murder mystery, a ghost story, and two cultural tourists collide in Hari Kunzru’s spellbinding novel White Tears (Knopf, 2017), which connects contemporary cultural appropriation and white hawkers of black music with the history of racism and the forgotten geniuses of American music and Delta Mississippi Blues. Pulitzer-Prize winning writer Margo Jefferson’s classic.. MORE

Thu, January 25, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers Workshop
112 W. 27th Street
New York, New York 10001

Mining Your Diamonds: A Workshop

with Christina Chiu

One Session, 90 minutes (3:30PM-4:00PM) Saturday, January 27th, 2018 Fees & Payment Options: $25 Full payment due before first class. REGISTER HERE Why You Should Take This Class: Everyone has a unique story waiting to be unearthed. Like diamonds under a bedrock, you need the right tools in order to extract and polish them. Join Christina Chiu for a 90-minute workshop that will guide entrepreneurs, writers, professionals, and everyone in-between through a metaphorical mining.. MORE

Sat, January 27, 2018 3:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th Street, STE 600
New York, New York 10001
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