Upcoming Events

Writers-In-Progress: Fiction Writing Workshop

Bill Cheng

***This class is now full*** Seven Fridays from May 22 to July 3, 2015, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Fees & Payment Options: Full: $350 General / $300 Members Full payment due before first class. Deposit: $100 General / $85 Members Deposit due before first class. Remainder due by Friday, June 5 This workshop will focus on the craft aspects of fiction. Students will be asked to turn in drafts of short form fiction (either short stories or.. MORE

Fri, May 22, 2015 6:30pm to Fri, July 3, 2015 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th Street, 6FL
New York, NY 10001

Craysians 101: A Poetry Workshop for Weirdos

Sally Wen Mao

Four evening sessions, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. : Wednesday, May 27 Thursday, May 28 Tuesday, June 2 Wednesday, June 3 Fees & Payment Options: Full: $180 (discount beginning 5-26) Full payment due before first class Deposit: $85 Deposit due by first class. Remainder due by Tuesday, June 2 Outsiders, rebels, and weirdos, be aware: there's a poetry workshop for you. In this workshop, we will investigate escapism and alternative universes in the context of poets and artists. We will.. MORE

Wed, May 27, 2015 12:00am to Wed, June 3, 2015 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th Street, 6FL
New York, NY 10001

Reading For Nepal

Muna Gurung & Prajwal Parajuly

The Nepal earthquake in April was one of the deadliest natural disasters to strike the country. It laid waste to whole villages, took the life of more than 8,000 people, and injured almost 20,000. Join us for a special reading featuring Muna Gurung, Prajwal Parajuly and others. All proceeds will be donated to Nepal earthquake disaster relief. Nepali Indian author Prajwal Parajuly is the author of The Gurkha’s Daughter: Stories and.. MORE

Thu, June 4, 2015 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th Street, 6FL
New York, New York 10001
Past Events

METROPOLE IV: LOVE AND FAMILY IN TAIWAN AND HAWAII

Julie Wu and Cecily Wong

Taiwan and Hawaii sit on the opposite sides of the Pacific, but these two islands serve as hubs of migration from the rest of Asia and to the United States--as you and your family may know from personal experience! Treat yourselves to a reading on Saturday, May 23 featuring two novelists writing about family, history and the displacement of immigration in Taiwan and Hawaii: Julie Wu and Cecily Wong. Travel back MORE

Sat, May 23, 2015 3:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 West 27th Street, 6FL
New York, NY 10001

War and Laughter

Alex Gilvarry, Viet Nguyen and Gina Apostol

Join us as writers Alex Gilvarry and Viet Nguyen read novels that laugh in the darkness of American empire, whether it’s the Vietnam War or the War on Terror. MORE

Tue, May 5, 2015 7:00pm
The Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 W. 27th Street, Ste. 600
New York, NY 10001

LEAVING & RETURNING TO CHINA

Alan Chin, Suzanne Ma, Val Wang, and Wah-Ming Chang

So if China’s going to be the capital of the 21st Century, what does it mean to leave this new metropole or come back? Photographer Alan Chin and writers Suzanne Ma and Val Wang, moderated by Wah-Ming Chang, touch upon what it means to immigrate from China and what it means to return--in a time when 50 million Chinese live overseas, and when more people migrate within China than anywhere else MORE

Mon, April 27, 2015 7:00pm
The Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 W. 27th Street, Ste. 600
New York, NY 10001