Upcoming Events

Queer Longings and Longevity: A Workshop

Kay Ulanday Barrett

4 Sessions, 2 Hours Mondays, January 22nd - February 12th Fees & Payment Options: $150-$250 Sliding Scale REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 17th, 2018 **Note: tickets are listed on Eventbrite as "donation" in order to enable the sliding scale function. Please note that your registration is not confirmed unless you have paid a registration fee. REGISTER HERE Why You Should Take This Class: This workshop engages in the spirit of performance, reading, and content development. Together, we.. MORE

Mon, January 22, 2018 6:30pm to Mon, February 12, 2018 8:30pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th Street, STE 600
New York , NY 10001

Race, Music, and American Ghost Stories

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

Christina Chiu

One Session, 90 minutes (3:00PM-4:30PM) 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
Past Events

AAWW FAM: The Shanghai Literary Review Launch

Nancy Huang, Jianan Qian, Joy Huang Stoffers, Jeremy Tiang, and Julie Wenglinski

Come join us for the launch of The Shanghai Literary Review’s second issue! TSLR is an English language literature and arts magazine based in Shanghai and New York, Featuring original artwork, poetry, fiction, nonfiction, book review, and translation from and about Asia. Nancy Huang, Jianan Qian, Joy Huang Stoffers, Jeremy Tiang, and Julie Wenglinski will be sharing their work from the magazine as well as MORE

Thu, January 18, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

Mouth to Mouth: Open Mic

Kay Ulanday Barrett, Sonia Guiñansaca, Giselle Buchanan, and Ysabel Y. Gonzalez

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 Giselle Buchanan and Ysabel Y. Gonzalez. 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 MORE

Thu, January 11, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th St, STE 600
New York, New York 10001

An Invocation: The Poetics of Haunting

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
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