Upcoming Events

Workshop: Start and Finish

Janani Balasubramanian

Five Sessions, 2.5 hours each (6-8:30pm) Tuesdays October 31st, November 7th, November 14th, November 21st, November 28th Fees & Payment Options: $350 General / $320 AAWW Members (Join the Fanclub!) Full payment due before first class. Maximum of twenty students. Why You Should Take This Class: This workshop lives in the terrifying space between the aspirational (dreams, wishes) and the practical (goals, time). Collectively, we will map our visions, examine our roadblocks and.. MORE

Tue, October 31, 2017 6:00pm to Tue, November 28, 2017 8:30pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th Street
New York, New York 10001

Apocalyptic Premonitions

Viet Dinh, Oki Sogumi & Janani Balasubramanian

How do we care for one another in the end of the world? Come for a special reading about seeking connections amidst premonitions of disaster and ecological collapse. Viet Dinh reads from After Disasters, his debut novel about four aid workers navigating the rubble after an earthquake in India. Poet Oki Sogumi reads from their forthcoming speculative novella about revolt, the secret lives of insects, and the potential for friendship.. MORE

Mon, November 20, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street
New York, New York 10001

Twisting Tongues: Bilingual Poetry with AAWW and Wendy's Subway

Steven Alvarez, Jen Hyde, & Sahar Muradi

Note: This program is co-sponsored by AAWW, but the reading is taking place at BAM. Writing in Dari, Spanish, Nahuatl, Chinese, and English, the poets of Twisting Tongues see translation as a way to interrogate the relationship between English and histories of migration and diaspora. Come see poets Jen Hyde, Steven Alvarez, and Sahar Muradi read their innovative multilingual poetry that embraces errant, in-between, generative translation at our special event in.. MORE

Tue, November 28, 2017 7:00pm
Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11217
Past Events

Mouth to Mouth Open Mic

Kay Ulanday Barrett, Sonia Guiñansaca, Afua Ansong & Ricky Tucker

Mic Check! Are you a writer? Come share your work at our next edition of our open mic, Mouth to Mouth. Hosted by AAWW Fam poets Sonia Guiñansaca and Kay Ulanday Barrett, this edition of Mouth to Mouth features Afua Ansong and Ricky Tucker. Mouth to Mouth seeks to provide a safe community space for QTPOC and rising migrant artists. RESERVE A SEAT! $5 SUGGESTED DONATION | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC MORE

Thu, November 16, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street
New York, New York 10001

Singapore, Myth, and Memory

Jeremy Tiang and Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

Singapore recently celebrated it’s 50th birthday and its sparkling status as the “Switzerland of the East, but stories of rebellion and subversion remain just below the surface. In Jeremy Tiang’s thrilling debut novel, State of Emergency, an explosion in an office building in Singapore in 1965 unravels an epic story of a family caught up the spontaneous turns of history. Join Tiang, “one of Singapore’s finest living novelists,” according to MORE

Thu, November 2, 2017 7:00pm
The Asian American Writers' Workshop
110 W 27th St. Ste 600
New York, New York 10001

Know Your Rights, Know Your Power: Training & Cultural Night

Jackie Mariano & Material Support

Learn about your rights while singing your heart out! Join us for a night of strengthening and celebrating our resistance as Attorney Jackie Mariano leads a Know Your Rights training on immigration and political demonstrations. Material Support, an agit-punk band which Mariano fronts, shares the stage with their lead singer to ground us in the necessity of bold, collective action through their unapologetic brand of pinoy hardcore punk. RESERVE A MORE

Thu, October 26, 2017 6:30pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001
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