Upcoming Events

Slow Magic: Writing the Lyric Sentence

Larissa Pham

Six Sessions, 2.5 hours (6:30PM-9PM) Mondays, November 12 - December 17 Fees & Payment Options: $325 General/$295 Member (JOIN THE FAN CLUB!) *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. Registration Deadline: November 5. Why you should take this class: It’s easy to believe that there’s a kind of magic to writing—an.. MORE

Mon, November 12, 2018 6:30pm to Mon, December 17, 2018 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th Street, STE 600
New York, New York 10001

AAWW FAM: "Call Her Ganda" Film Screening and Talk

PJ Raval

Call Her Ganda follows the tragic murder of Jennifer Laude, a Filipina transgender woman by a U.S. marine, the community organizing and effort that brought her murderer to justice - and the role that the long US-Philippine relationship played in this. Amidst a media storm and police inquiry, as Jennifer’s family copes with their loss, three women intimately invested in the case, pursue justice—taking on hardened histories of U.S. imperial rule.. MORE

Tue, November 27, 2018 6:30pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
NY, NY 10001

A Reading

Deborah Baker and Siddhartha Deb

Ever wondered about the relationship between expeditions to scale Mount Everest and the waning of the British Raj? Join us for an event with Pulitzer Prize finalist Deborah Baker as she reads from her latest work of non-fiction, The Last Englishmen: Love, War, and the End of Empire, a saga tracing of the end of empire and the stirring of a new world order, with The Beautiful and the Damned author Siddhartha Deb. .. MORE

Thu, November 29, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
NY, NY 10001
Past Events

Dissent and Resistance in Bangladesh

Salil Tripathi, Jennifer Chowdhury, and Kavitha Rajagopalan

Nov 15th is The Day of the Imprisoned Writer, and Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam remains incarcerated. Join author Salil Tripathi and journalist Jennifer Chowdhury in conversation with The Polis Project as they shed light on the political, and historical events that have led to the current crisis in Bangladesh and the systemic crushing of dissent in larger South Asia. Moderated by Kavitha Rajagopalan. RSVP HERE This event is organized by The MORE

Fri, November 16, 2018 6:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
NY , NY 10001

Crossing Korea

Eugenia Kim, Alice Stephens, and Julayne Lee

Join us for a reading with three Korean diasporic writers whose work spans memoir, poetry, and fiction to look at the legacy of the Korean War and the life of Korean adoptees in the United States. Eugenia Kim will read The Kinship of Secrets, a riveting story two sisters, one raised in the United States, the other in South Korea, and the family that bound them together even as the MORE

Thu, November 8, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Worskhop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

Comics & Friendship

Aminder Dhaliwal, Megan Nicole Dong and Anne Ishii

Come hear two storytellers who became friends while working in animation and are releasing absurdist graphic novels based off popular web comics: internet sensation Aminder Dhaliwal, whose debut graphic novel Woman World started off an an infectiously funny instagram comic about a group of women who gab and hang out in a post apocalyptic future where men are extinct, and Megan Nicole Dong, whose Sharky Malarkey follows the travails of MORE

Thu, November 1, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

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