Upcoming Events

AAWW at AWP - Asian American Caucus

Ken Chen, Dr. Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, Sunyoung Lee, & Rita Banerjee

*This event is not held at the Workshop in NY* What literary resources are available for Asian American writers? What does it mean to be an Asian writer in the 21st century? This 2nd Asian American caucus is not a panel or a reading, but an open town-hall-style hang out and community space. Come meet other Asian American writers and discuss fellowships, publication opportunities, and resources available for Asian American.. MORE

Thu, February 9, 2017 6:00pm
Salon F, Washington Convention Center, Level One
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, D.C., 20001

AAWW at AWP - Being the Change You Want to See: The New Literary Leadership

Lisa Lucas, Ken Chen, Jen Benka, Britt Udesen, & Andrew Proctor

*This event is not held at the Workshop in NY* What will a new generation of literary leadership look like? While many literary institutions have a reputation for being stodgy or slow-moving with regards to change, here are five directors who bring unique experience and fresh perspective to literary nonprofits, national and local. They will discuss how youth, technology, and diversity can bring traditional literary institutions into the modern landscape.. MORE

Sat, February 11, 2017 10:30am
Washington Convention Center, Level Two, Room 207A
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, D.C., 20001

AAWW at AWP - Immigrants/Children of Immigrants: A Nontraditional Path to a Writing Career

Ken Chen, Monica Youn, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Juan Martinex, & Irina Reyn

*This event is not held at the Workshop in NY* Not only do you not have an uncle in publishing or see people from the neighborhood get MFAs, immigrants and children of immigrants are inculcated to opt for "safe," "secure," often well-paying jobs; a writing career may seem like an unimaginable luxury or a fantasy. This panel of working writers looks at both psychic and structural issues that add a.. MORE

Sat, February 11, 2017 12:00pm
Liberty Salon N, O, & P, Meeting Level Four
Marriot Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, D.C., 20001
Past Events

Open Mic & Selected Readings of Miné Okubo’s Citizen 13660

Hunter College AASP students and CRAASH

The students are watching, now hear them speak. Join us for an Open Mic and selected readings of Miné Okubo’s Citizen 13660, hosted by Asian American studies students at Hunter and CRAASH. This evening’s Open Mic seeks to provide a space for Asian American students to come together and find political and creative energy in each others’ stories of migration, racialization, and struggle. We invite students from across the city MORE

Fri, December 16, 2016 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

Fight Back Workshop: Secure Your Movement

Equality Labs

Fam, things are about to get real hard. Harder than they have ever been and we need to hold fast and be smart about how we organize over the next four years. To protect ourselves we need to talk about digital security and how to practice digital self-defense during a time of unprecedented surveillance of our communities. This training is brought to you by Equality Labs, a South Asian Women’s Gender MORE

Wed, December 14, 2016 6:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street
New York, NY 10001

Flip the Beat

Christine Balance, Jessica Hagedorn, Patrick Rosal

Join us for the New York launch of scholar Christine Bacareza Balance’s new book Tropical Renditions: Making Musical Scenes in Filipino America(Duke 2016), a vital exploration of post-WWII Filipino literary and musical culture. We’ll also feature former AAWW Literary Award winner Patrick Rosal’s new poetry collection Brooklyn Antediluvian (Persea 2016). His work channels DJ culture, family history, soul music, dance, and Galeanoesque myth-making to explore vital questions about race in America. The evening will culminate MORE

Mon, December 12, 2016 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th Street
New York, New York 10001
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