Upcoming Events


Marie Mutsuki Mockett and Emily St. John Mandel

Sure, the end of the world is nigh, but then what? Two award-winning writersMarie Mutsuki Mockett and Emily St. John Mandelread books about the hopeful depths and consolations offered by art and spirituality after the apocalypse. In Emily St. John Mandel’s novel Station Eleven, a viral pathogen has killed 99% of the world population, except for a group of artists and musicians, who make.. MORE

Tue, February 3, 2015 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 W. 27th Street, Ste. 600
New York, New York 10001
Past Events

POETRY POETRY III: Kimiko Hahn, Nicole Sealey and Charif Shanahan

Hailed as "one of the most fascinating female poets of our time" (BOMB), Kimiko Hahn reads from her new poetry collection with emerging poets Nicole Sealey and Charif Shanahan. At the intersection of neuroscience and classical Japanese aesthetics, Kimiko’s new book Brain Fever meditates on the nature of the human mind and her own role as a woman, wife, mother, daughter, and artist in a specifically Asian American vernacular. As MORE

Tue, December 16, 2014 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street
New York, New York 10001


Charlie Ahearn, Yasmin Ramirez, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, Humera Afridi, Tanwi Nandini Islam

People of color make up almost 70% of New York, but ethnic neighborhoods, like Manhattan's Chinatown, are sometimes seen as exotic, abject spaces. What if we thought of them instead as alternative publics—spaces that disrupt the territorial edges of the rest of the city? For the Asian American Writers' Workshop's final 2014 installation of The Counterculturalists, we focus on the urban spaces of color from Chinatown and MORE

Tue, December 9, 2014 7:00pm
University Settlement
184 Eldridge (at Rivington)
New York, New York

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant-garde of One

Thomas Beard, Crystal Parikh, Alison Roh Park

December 4th, 2014 DATE CHANGE: December 5, 2014 LOCATION: Dumbo Sky 10 Jay Street, #903 Brooklyn, NY 11201

Some thirty years after her sudden death, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s work remains a force in the fields of visual arts, avant-garde poetry, and feminist theory. From her early scholarship on French deconstruction to her video and performance art to her landmark book Dictee, Cha carved a singular space within the history of MORE

Fri, December 5, 2014 7:00pm
New York,
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