Upcoming Events

Info Session: The Margins & Open City Fellowships

the editors of The Margins and Open City


The Asian American Writers' Workshop is now accepting applications for two separate opportunities for emerging Asian American writers: The Margins Fellowship and the Open City Project Fellowship. Come learn more and meet our editors at an information session on Tuesday, June 28. About the Fellowships: The Open City Project Fellowship will give writers the opportunity to write and publish narrative nonfiction over the span of six months on the.. MORE

Tue, June 28, 2016 6:30pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 W 27th Street, 6 FL
New York, NY 10001

Reading

Tahmima Anam

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Thu, July 7, 2016 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th
New York, NY 10001

Reading

Solmaz Sharif

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Wed, July 20, 2016 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th
New York, NY 10001
Past Events

PubCon 2016

Jenny Zhang, Jarry Lee, Tim O'Connell, Katie Raissian, James Yeh, Kashana Cauley, Mensah Demary, Ryan Chapman, Rakesh Satyal, & more to be announced

You're a writer. We know it. You know it. We also know that sometimes the hardest part isn't getting your ideas down on paper, but getting your manuscript out of the slush pile. AAWW's third Publishing Conference is a special one-day session for any writer who's ever felt left out, whether because of their race, gender, or class, or simply because of the necessary solitude of the writer's life. Come hear MORE

Sat, June 25, 2016 10:30am
ISSUE Project Room
22 Boerum Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Process Talk

Jaswinder Bolina, Ching-In Chen, Bich Minh Nguyen, and Timothy Yu

Come through for our first installment of Process Talks—a salon-style multimedia show-n-tell, where innovative poets and novelists will screen the images that have been haunting their writing and discuss their writing process. We’re featuring award-winning poets Jaswinder Bolina, Ching-In Chen, Timothy Yu, and novelist Bich Minh Nguyen, all four of whom join us in a rare visit from out of town. Poet Jaswinder Bolina is author of Phantom Camera (winner of MORE

Mon, June 20, 2016 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Fragile Family

Esme Wang, Alice Sola Kim, Wei Tchou, and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Come through for a special evening featuring four emerging writers on family trauma and celebrating the release of the debut novel by Esme Wang. She’ll be joined by Whiting Award Winner Alice Sola Kim and New Yorker contributor Wei Tchou in conversation with novelist Rowan Hisayo Buchanan. In Esme Wang’s new novel The Border of Paradise (Unnamed Press 2016), David, a neurotic traumatized American, escapes the States to Kaoshiung, MORE

Thu, June 16, 2016 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001
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