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February 4, 2022 , 7:00 PM

IN CONVERSATION: JESSAMINE CHAN, JEAN CHEN HO, WEIKE WANG

Jessamine Chan, Jean Chen Ho, Weike Wang


RSVP HERE This February, we're welcoming a powerhouse line-up of Asian American novelists to the Workshop's virtual stage, featuring Jessamine Chan, Jean Chen Ho, and Weike Wang in conversation on their highly anticipated 2022 releases, The School for Good Mothers, Fiona and Jane, and Joan is Okay. Jessamine, Jean, and Weike...

February 5, 2022 , 12:00 PM

WITNESS WRITING FROM MYANMAR: BRIAN HAMAN, KO KO THETT, MA THIDA

Brian Haman, Ko Ko Thett, Ma Thida


RSVP HERE The Asian American Writers' Workshop, in partnership with PEN America and Singapore Unbound, will convene a bilingual reading of work from the forthcoming anthology Picking Off New Shoots Will Not Stop the Spring: Witness Poems and Essays from Burma/Myanmar 1988-2021, followed by a conversation with editors Brian Haman and Ko...

February 10, 2022 , 7:00 PM

IN CONVERSATION: SEQUOIA NAGAMATSU AND KIM FU

Sequoia Nagamatsu, Kim Fu


RSVP HERE Join us in celebrating two highly anticipated February releases: Sequoia Nagamatsu’s How High We Go in the Dark and Kim Fu’s Lesser Known Monsters of the Twentieth Century. Nagamatsu and Fu will join the Asian American Writers' Workshop to discuss the ways their work blurs the boundary between the...

February 17, 2022 , 7:00 PM

IN CONVERSATION: LAN SAMANTHA CHANG AND SARAH THANKAM MATHEWS

Lan Samantha Chang, Sarah Thankam Mathews


RSVP HERE Join Lan Samantha Chang, director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop in conversation with former AAWW Margins Fellow and debut novelist Sarah Thankam Mathews to celebrate her new novel, The Family Chao, a literary mystery centered on a Chinese-American family set in a small town in Wisconsin. This event...

February 21, 2022 , 6:00 PM

WORKSHOP: [ERA]SURE POETRY: POETICS OF ADDITIVE SUBTRACTION

Mariam Bazeed


Mondays, 2/21/2022 and 2/28/2022 | 6 PM ET - 9 PM ET Online | 2 Sessions | REGISTER HERE! Sliding Scale $100-$200 | **Limited Scholarship Seats Available By Lottery: APPLY HERE! ***The Asian American Writers’ Workshop is a space that seeks to uplift and celebrate BIPOC and queer, trans, and...

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Events upcoming

February 4, 2022 , 7:00 PM

IN CONVERSATION: JESSAMINE CHAN, JEAN CHEN HO, WEIKE WANG

Jessamine Chan, Jean Chen Ho, Weike Wang


RSVP HERE This February, we're welcoming a powerhouse line-up of Asian American novelists to the Workshop's virtual stage, featuring Jessamine Chan, Jean Chen Ho, and Weike Wang in conversation on their highly anticipated 2022 releases, The School for Good Mothers, Fiona and Jane, and Joan is Okay. Jessamine, Jean, and Weike...

February 5, 2022 , 12:00 PM

WITNESS WRITING FROM MYANMAR: BRIAN HAMAN, KO KO THETT, MA THIDA

Brian Haman, Ko Ko Thett, Ma Thida


RSVP HERE The Asian American Writers' Workshop, in partnership with PEN America and Singapore Unbound, will convene a bilingual reading of work from the forthcoming anthology Picking Off New Shoots Will Not Stop the Spring: Witness Poems and Essays from Burma/Myanmar 1988-2021, followed by a conversation with editors Brian Haman and Ko...

February 10, 2022 , 7:00 PM

IN CONVERSATION: SEQUOIA NAGAMATSU AND KIM FU

Sequoia Nagamatsu, Kim Fu


RSVP HERE Join us in celebrating two highly anticipated February releases: Sequoia Nagamatsu’s How High We Go in the Dark and Kim Fu’s Lesser Known Monsters of the Twentieth Century. Nagamatsu and Fu will join the Asian American Writers' Workshop to discuss the ways their work blurs the boundary between the...

February 17, 2022 , 7:00 PM

IN CONVERSATION: LAN SAMANTHA CHANG AND SARAH THANKAM MATHEWS

Lan Samantha Chang, Sarah Thankam Mathews


RSVP HERE Join Lan Samantha Chang, director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop in conversation with former AAWW Margins Fellow and debut novelist Sarah Thankam Mathews to celebrate her new novel, The Family Chao, a literary mystery centered on a Chinese-American family set in a small town in Wisconsin. This event...

February 21, 2022 , 6:00 PM

WORKSHOP: [ERA]SURE POETRY: POETICS OF ADDITIVE SUBTRACTION

Mariam Bazeed


Mondays, 2/21/2022 and 2/28/2022 | 6 PM ET - 9 PM ET Online | 2 Sessions | REGISTER HERE! Sliding Scale $100-$200 | **Limited Scholarship Seats Available By Lottery: APPLY HERE! ***The Asian American Writers’ Workshop is a space that seeks to uplift and celebrate BIPOC and queer, trans, and...

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