Upcoming Events

AAWW FAM: Mouth to Mouth Open Mic

Kit Yan, Sonia Guiñansaca, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, and Kay Ulanday Barrett

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 Kit Yan and Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo. 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

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

AAWW FAM: Feminist American History

NAPAWF*NYC

In the next installment of our Asian American Feminism series, NAPAWF*NYC will be hosting a workshop on Asian American history through a feminist lens. The Chinese Exclusion Act, World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans, and the Southeast Asian refugee crisis have been raised in national conversations on the persecution of South Asian, Arab, Sikh and Muslim communities. In these times, understanding Asian American history and our place in it.. MORE

Thu, March 30, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

A Reading

Maxine Hong Kingston & Monique Truong

Details TBA.. MORE

Thu, April 20, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street
New York, NY 10001
Past Events

Surreal Lives

Deepak Unnikrishnan, Alexandra Kleeman, Katie Raissian

Do you feel like you’re living in a surreal dystopia? Well, we’ve got your guidebook. Come hear critically acclaimed authors Deepak Unnikrishnan and Alexandra Kleeman read from new story collections. Their strange inventions will make perfect sense to anyone who feels like they don’t belong in our fantasia of global capitalism, gulf labor, and American culture. They’ll chat about life and death, home and migration with Grove Atlantic editor Katie MORE

Thu, March 23, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27 St 6FL
New York, New York 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, March 22, 2017 6:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Legacies of Marcos

Susan Quimpo, Chris Santiago, & Noel Pangilinan

Come through for a rare New York appearance by two out-of-town authors reading works about family turmoil, revolution, and the legacy of Ferdinand Marcos’s rule in the Philippines--a vital reference point to anyone thinking today about authoritarian rule and resistance. Seven members of Susan Quimpo’s family joined the anti-Marcos resistance. Both history and a moving personal story, her book Subversive Lives: A Family Memoir of the Marcos Years tells their MORE

Sun, March 19, 2017 3:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27 St 6FL
New York, New York 10001
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