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Riverhead Books Holiday Party

The Asian American Writers' Workshop

Come celebrate the holidays with Riverhead Books, in support of the Asian American Writers' Workshop! $15 cash at the door, unlimited beer & wine from WINC, baked goods by Riverhead authors & raffle prizes!.. MORE

Mon, December 11, 2017 7:00pm
Lite Brite Neon Studio LLC
232 3rd St
Brooklyn, New York 11215

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

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
Past Events

Mouth to Mouth Open Mic

Kay Ulanday Barrett, Sonia Guiñansaca, Amir Rabiyah & xoài phạm

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 Amir Rabiyah and xoài phạm. 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, December 4, 2017 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St #600
New York, New York 10001

Poetry Poetry VII

Chen Chen, Anaïs Duplan, Rajiv Mohabir & Monica Sok

Travel through time with Anaïs Duplan, Chen Chen, Rajiv Mohabir and Monica Sok as they explore both history and futurity in our seventh edition of Poetry Poetry! RESERVE A SEAT! $5 SUGGESTED DONATION | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Anaïs Duplan is the author of the full-length poetry collection, Take This Stallion (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2016) and a chapbook of poems and essays, Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus (Monster House Press, 2017).  Daniel Poppick writes MORE

Sat, December 2, 2017 3:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27 Street, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10001

Twisting Tongues: Bilingual Poetry with AAWW and Wendy's Subway

Steven Alvarez, Jen Hyde, & Sahar Muradi

Note: This program is co-sponsored by AAWW, but the reading is taking place at BAM. Writing in Dari, Spanish, Nahuatl, Chinese, and English, the poets of Twisting Tongues see translation as a way to interrogate the relationship between English and histories of migration and diaspora. Come see poets Jen Hyde, Steven Alvarez, and Sahar Muradi read their innovative multilingual poetry that embraces errant, in-between, generative translation at our special event in MORE

Tue, November 28, 2017 7:00pm
Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11217
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