Upcoming Events

Visual Breaks

Joey de Jesus, Diana Khoi Nguyen, Aldrin Valdez

How can poets of color use visual art, photos, and sound to explore absences in language? Come through for a reading featuring three multidisciplinary poets whose work embodies multiple genres of art, translation, and sound. Come see award-winning poet Diana Khoi Nguyen, whose debut collection Ghost Of was a finalist for the National Book Award. She’ll be joined by painter-poet Aldrin Valdez, author of the newly released ESL or You Weren’t.. MORE

Thu, March 21, 2019 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network: A Discussion Among Writers

Amy Quan Barry, Matty Huynh, Violet Kupersmith, Thanhha Lai, Hieu Minh Nguyen, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Vu Tran, Monique Truong, Abbigail N. Rosewood, Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis, Mimi Khúc, and Isabelle Thuy Pelaud

Co-presented by the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network and Asian American Writers’ Workshop. Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU. In the Summer of 2018, the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network invited writers from the US, Canada, Australia, France, and Indonesia to California to participate in a writing residency, foster the Vietnamese literary community, and stage a series of conversations. This spring, in New York, those conversations continue in front of a live.. MORE

Sat, March 23, 2019 5:30pm
The People's Forum
320 W 37th St.
New York, NY 10018

MAGNOLIA SEASON: Building your creative toolkit

Larissa Pham

Six Sessions, 2.5 hours (6:30PM-9PM) Tuesdays, March 26th - April 30th Fees & Payment Options: $325 General/$295 Member (JOIN THE FANCLUB!) Registration Deadline: March 19th *This is a small class. Please apply through the link below if you are interested. Please complete this application. We will notify you if you are accepted into the class. Why you should take this class: Do you know what you want to say, but you’re not sure how to.. MORE

Tue, March 26, 2019 6:30pm to Tue, April 30, 2019 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th St., STE. 600
New York, NY 10001
Past Events

Marathon Reading of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictee

John Cha, Yong Soon Min, Lawrence Rinder, Ken Chen, and more

Join us for a marathon reading of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's avant-garde classic, Dictee, organized by Sarah Schulman at Performance Space New York. Featuring Theresa's brother John Cha, Yong Soon Min, Lawrence Rinder, Ken ChenNuar Alsadir, Lee Ann Brown, Alexander Chee, Ava Chin, Kandice Chuh, Una Chung, Monika Gagnon, Erica Cho, Cathy Park Hong, Patricia Spears Jones, Laura Hyun Yi Kang, Mia Kang, Myung Mi Kim, Catherine Lord, Stefanie Mar, Tracie MORE

Sun, March 17, 2019 1:00pm
Performance Space New York
150 First Ave, 4th Floor
New York, NY

Kain Na Tayo! Meditation on Filipinx Food

Kay Ulanday Barrett, Sarah Gambito, Jessica Hagedorn & Ligaya Mishan

Have you ever written a recipe that turned out to be a love poem? Does your aunties’ fervor for seafood on sale feel like a hell-raising occasion of resistance? Join us for a meditation of Filipinx food and the immigrant experience with four romantic, melancholic, and witty gastronomical pinxys. We’ll hear from poet and Kundiman cofounder Sarah Gambito, whose part verse, part recipe collection Loves You forms a MORE

Thu, February 21, 2019 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

Sea of Mirrors

Kim Hyesoon, Don Mee Choi and Jeffrey Yang

Join us for an evening of Korean poetry in translation with Kim Hyesoon, a groundbreaking feminist poet and one of the most influential contemporary poets of South Korea. Her latest poetry collection, The Autobiography of Death, is a breathtaking collective elegy inspired by the Sewol Ferry Disaster of April 2014, and a narration performed as a sea of mirrors, summoning Korea's ghosts and roaming spirits. She’ll be in conversation with Korean-American poet Don Mee Choi, MORE

Fri, February 15, 2019 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

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