Upcoming Events

Chinese Speculative Fiction

Su Wei and Austin Woerner

Join us for a special event with acclaimed Chinese novelist Su Wei and his translator Austin Woerner, who will read and present The Invisible Valley, a work of speculative fiction about the Chinese Cultural Revolution and an epic experiment in creative co-translation that has been ten years in the making. A rollicking adventure story set in the jungles of far southern China during the 1970s, The Invisible Valley follows a.. MORE

Wed, July 25, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

A Reading

Fatimah Asghar

Join us for a reading with Brown Girls web series co-creator Fatimah Asghar, who will read from her debut collection of poetry, If They Come For Us. RESERVE A SEAT! $5 SUGGESTED DONATION | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Fatimah Asghar is a nationally touring poet, screenwriter, educator and performer. Her work has appeared in many journals, including POETRY Magazine, Gulf Coast, BuzzFeed Reader, The Margins, The Offing, Academy of American Poets and.. MORE

Tue, August 28, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Ste 600
New York, NY 10001

A Reading

Amitava Kumar and Teju Cole

Join us for a special reading with Amitava Kumar, the author of Immigrant, Montana, and Teju Cole. RESERVE A SEAT! $5 SUGGESTED DONATION | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Amitava Kumar is a writer and journalist. He was born in Ara, and grew up in the nearby town of Patna, famous for its corruption, crushing poverty, and delicious mangoes. Kumar is the author of several books of nonfiction and a novel. He lives.. MORE

Mon, September 10, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Ste 600
New York, NY 11238
Past Events

Writing Against Displacement

Tony Robles, Jessica Hagedorn & Tomie Arai

Join us for a reading with visiting poet Tony Robles, a Fil-Am San Francisco based writer and activist whose book Fingerprints of a Hungerstrike documents the story of the Frisco Five - the hunger strikers who in 2016 protested police killings in the city, and the dream of remaking his hometown into a haven for immigrants, elders, and the multiracial working-class. He’ll be joined by bona fide Filipina-American legend Jessica MORE

Wed, July 18, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Ste 600
NY, NY 10001

POC Publishing Bootcamp: Fiction and Online Magazines

Hasan Altaf, Sarah Burke, Jeannie Choi, Alia Hanna Habib, Serene Hakim, Rachel Kim, Megha Majumdar, Rebecca Nagel, Quressa Robinson & Bijan Stephen

Are you looking for a literary agent, or route to pitch your work to magazines? If you want to hear agents and editors of color tell you how to get your work published—and book one-on-one time with an industry professional to talk about your writing goals, join us for an afternoon intensive designed to bring emerging POC writers in the same room with the agents and editors of color who MORE

Sat, July 14, 2018 12:30pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Ste 600
New York, NY 10001

Feminist Visions: Retracing the Mughals

Morehshin Allahyari, Ruby Lal, Shahzia Sikander & Harris Chowdhary

Join us for an event that envisions the past and present of the Muslim World and Indo-Persian history through writing and visual art. Featuring Ruby Lal, the author of a new biography of the only female Mughal ruler, Nur Jahan, and visual artists Morehshin Allahyari and Shahzia Sikander. Moderated by Harris Chowdhary. RESERVE A SEAT! $5 SUGGESTED DONATION | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Morehshin Allahyari is an artist, activist, educator, and occasional MORE

Wed, July 11, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Ste 600
NY, NY 10001

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