Show Buttons
Share On Facebook
Share On Twitter
Share On Pinterest
Hide Buttons
Upcoming Events

Liu Xia Tribute Reading

Antonio Aiello, Nick Flynn, Tina Chang, Ming Di, and Ken Chen

Join us and our friends at Graywolf Press and Pen America Center to celebrate Liu Xia’s Empty Chairs: Selected Poems, translated from the Chinese by Ming Di and Jennifer Stern. Born in Beijing in 1961, the Chinese painter, photographer, and poet Liu Xia has been under house arrest at her home in Beijing since 2010, when her husband Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel.. MORE

Tue, December 1, 2015 7:00pm
163 Court St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

From Page to Play

Eric Gamalinda, Alexis Camins, Jennifer Betit Yen and Annette Storckman

NOTE: ACTUAL DATE FOR EVENT IS DECEMBER 3rd AT 7:00 PM. WE ARE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING SOME TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES. Watch a talented cast of actors bring a novel to life! The Workshop is proud to host an exclusive back-to-back staged reading of Eric Gamalinda's The Descartes Highlands, performed by Alexis Camins and Jennifer Betit Yen, Executive Director of the Asian American.. MORE

Thu, December 3, 2015 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Street, Ste. 600
New York, New York 10001

Running from History

Mia Alvar, Vu Tran, and Bino Realuyo

In the stories of Mia Alvar and Vu Tran, you can run away from history but you can't escape it. Both authors have been acclaimed by NPR and the New York Times for their debut books that discuss the trauma of transnational migration of the 1960s and ‘70s and the ghosts that pursue us across the globe. They'll be joined.. MORE

Mon, December 7, 2015 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 W. 27th Street, Sixth Floor
New York, NY 10001
Past Events

Drunken Boat - UNION

Christine Chia, Rand Richards Cooper, Rachel Hadas, Amanda Lee Koe, Jee Leong Koh, Sabina Murray, Gregory Pardlo, Stephanie Strickland, and Ravi Shankar

Join us to celebrate the release of Union, a new anthology assembled by international literary journal Drunken Boat. Commemorating 50 years of Singaporean independence (as well as the journal’s 15-year anniversary), Union draws out underlying connections between Singapore and the United States, both heterogenous, cosmopolitan democracies. Ravi Shankar, the founding editor of Drunken Boat, will emcee a reading featuring acclaimed American writers Rachel Hadas, Rand Richards Cooper, Sabina MORE

Mon, November 23, 2015 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Love in Imaginary Places: A Night with Europa Editions

Chaitali Sen, Jennifer Tseng, and Gina Apostol

Join us for a night of fraught love and exquisite literary fiction with Jennifer Tseng and Chaitali Sen. Both novelists imagine troubled romantic relationships in vivid settings and are published by Europa Editions, the publisher of Elena Ferrante and Muriel Barbery. Moderated by novelist Gina Apostol, whose novel Gun Dealers’ Daughter (W.W. Norton 2013) won the 2013 Pen Open Book Award. Hello Mrs. Robinson! In Jennifer MORE

Thu, November 19, 2015 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 W. 27th Street, Sixth Floor
New York, NY 10001

Lost Histories of World War II

Raghu Karnad, Nikil Saval, and Terese Svoboda

Come hear award-winning authors Raghu Karnad and Terese Svoboda discuss hidden family histories of the Asia theater of World War II. Moderated by N+1 editor Nikil Saval, author of Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace. When Raghu Karnad found three sepia-toned photographs at his grandmother’s house, he learned the men they MORE

Wed, November 4, 2015 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 W. 27th Street, Sixth Floor
New York, NY 10001