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Events upcoming

December 7, 2021 , 7:00 PM

TELL ME HOW TO BE

Neel Patel, Abdi Nazemian


RSVP HERE! Join us as we celebrate the launch of Neel Patel's debut novel, Tell Me How to Be, with a reading and 1:1 author conversation with Neel. This "daring, hilarious, poignant" (Deesha Philyaw, author of The Secret Lives of Church Ladies) story of the bond between an Indian-American mother...

December 11, 2021 , 2:00 PM

WORKSHOP: UNTANGLING MEMORY

Tiana Nobile


REGISTER HERE! ONLINE: 12/11, 2 PM ET - 5 PM ET / 1 PM CT - 4 PM CT SLIDING SCALE $50 - $100 ***Limited scholarship seats are available by lottery. To put your name in the hat, please complete this form. Applicants will be contacted 1 week prior to...

December 14, 2021 , 7:00 PM

AAWW AT 30: ACTIVATING THE ARCHIVE

Amitava Kumar, Monica Youn, Alexander Chee, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Hua Hsu


REGISTER HERE In December, we'll celebrate the final event of our AAWW at 30 retrospective series with Amitava Kumar, Monica Youn, Alexander Chee, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, and Hua Hsu. These writers from our community have all played a unique role in the Workshop's history – from hosting their first book...

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Events upcoming

December 7, 2021 , 7:00 PM

TELL ME HOW TO BE

Neel Patel, Abdi Nazemian


RSVP HERE! Join us as we celebrate the launch of Neel Patel's debut novel, Tell Me How to Be, with a reading and 1:1 author conversation with Neel. This "daring, hilarious, poignant" (Deesha Philyaw, author of The Secret Lives of Church Ladies) story of the bond between an Indian-American mother...

December 11, 2021 , 2:00 PM

WORKSHOP: UNTANGLING MEMORY

Tiana Nobile


REGISTER HERE! ONLINE: 12/11, 2 PM ET - 5 PM ET / 1 PM CT - 4 PM CT SLIDING SCALE $50 - $100 ***Limited scholarship seats are available by lottery. To put your name in the hat, please complete this form. Applicants will be contacted 1 week prior to...

December 14, 2021 , 7:00 PM

AAWW AT 30: ACTIVATING THE ARCHIVE

Amitava Kumar, Monica Youn, Alexander Chee, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Hua Hsu


REGISTER HERE In December, we'll celebrate the final event of our AAWW at 30 retrospective series with Amitava Kumar, Monica Youn, Alexander Chee, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, and Hua Hsu. These writers from our community have all played a unique role in the Workshop's history – from hosting their first book...

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