Upcoming Events

No-Name Mind: Stories of Mental Health from Asian America, A Workshop

Nina Sharma

Six sessions, April 14-May 19, 2018 Saturdays from 4:00-7:00pm Fees & Payment Options: Free Application Deadline: Thursday, March 15 2018 at midnight.  APPLY HERE Why You Should Take This Class: As psychic lives of Asian American women are yet to be rendered in their full complexities, "No Name Mind" offers a space to name our experiences with mental health and and map the vast contours of our minds. .. MORE

Sat, April 14, 2018 4:00pm to Sat, May 19, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th Street, STE 600
New York, New York 10001

Leaps and Swerves: Creating Surprise with Poetry, a Workshop

Dilruba Ahmed

Two Sessions, 2 hours (1:00PM-3:00PM) Saturdays, April 21 & 28, 2018 Price: $150 General/$95 Member (JOIN THE FANCLUB!) Registration Deadline: April 14, 2018 REGISTER HERE Why You Should Take This Class: Join us for a poetry workshop that will explore unexpected moves in poems: disruptions to syntax, shifts in tone, and leaps that move associatively down the page. In this workshop, you can expect in-class and take-away writing prompts that invite a sense.. MORE

Sat, April 21, 2018 1:00pm to Sat, April 28, 2018 3:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th Street, STE 600
New York, NY 10001

Is America in the Heart? New Filipinx Literature

Elaine Castillo, Luis H. Francia, Joseph O. Legaspi & Gina Apostol

Come for a special event about Filipinx-American history, migration, queerness, and the elusive goal of cracking the American Dream for working-class immigrants. Elaine Castillo’s debut America is Not the Heart is a vibrant and starkly hilarious novel told through the perspective of different members of the De Vera family, who flee Marcos-era Philippines in stages for the immigrant suburbs of the Bay Area, and the title a riff on of.. MORE

Wed, April 25, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workhop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001
Past Events

Visions and Fever Dreams: New Iranian Lit

Jasmin Darznik, Shahriar Mandanipour, Sara Khalili & Porochista Khakpour

Come for a special reading on folklore, the Iranian revolution, and people whose dreams were lost to history. “One of Iran's greatest novelists” (Guardian), Shahriar Mandanipour reads from Moon Brow, the story of a playboy-turned-soldier shell shocked from the Iran-Iraq War who sees visions of angels from the past. Jasmin Darznik reads from Song of a Captive Bird, her debut novel about the life of legendary rebel feminist poet Forough MORE

Mon, April 23, 2018 7:00pm
The Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

Translation / Migration Mixtape

Raquel Salas Rivera, Janice Lobo Sapigao, Adeeba Talukder & Asiya Wadud

Come prepared to hear four poets of color mix and remix translation, through love letters, laws, binary code, and Google translate. Bay Area-based Filipina poet Janice Lobo Sapigao will share music and visuals alongside her salvaged family love letters written in Ilocano and a poetic critique of the Silicon Valley, where her mother assembled microchips. Newly minted Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera, the author of the forthcoming lo terciario MORE

Wed, April 18, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Worskhop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

Mouth to Mouth Open Mic

Sonia Guiñansaca, Kay Ulanday Barrett, Kenning JP García & Jasmine Reid

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 Kenning JP García and Jasmine Reid. 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

Wed, April 11, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
110-112 West 27 Street, Ste. 600
Manhattan, New York 10001
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