Upcoming Events

Literary Adaptations: A Screenwriting Workshop

Darine Hotait

Four Sessions, 3 hours each (6-9pm) Mondays, August 13th, 20th, 27th and Tuesday, September 4th Fees & Payment Options: $250 General / $225 AAWW Members (JOIN THE FAN CLUB!) Full payment due before first class. Maximum of ten students. **note: this workshop skips Labor Day Monday, September 3rd. The last session will take place on Tuesday, September 4th. Why You Should Take This Class: Writer & Director Darine Hotait bridges the gap between literature.. MORE

Mon, August 13, 2018 6:00pm to Tue, September 4, 2018 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th Street, STE 600
New York, NY 10001

A Reading

Kate Gavino

Join us for an event with writer and illustrator Kate Gavino as she reads from her highly anticipated debut graphic novel, Sanpaku, an exploration of the Japanese theory through the eyes of twelve-year-old Marcine, whose Catholic and Filipino background influences the way she navigates cultivating her own independent values and faith. RESERVE A SEAT! $5 SUGGESTED DONATION | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Sanpaku is a stark and explorative debut that examines what.. MORE

Wed, August 22, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

A Reading

Fatimah Asghar and Vivek Shraya

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 and the artist Vivek Shraya, whose forthcoming book I’m Afraid of Men explores how masculinity was imposed on her as a boy and continues to haunt her as a girl—and how we might reimagine gender for the twenty-first century. RESERVE A SEAT! $5 SUGGESTED.. MORE

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

Losing Faith: The Incendiaries

R.O. Kwon and Alexander Chee

Dark, glittering, and obsessive ― can new love feel the same as new faith? Part fractured love story, campus novel, and thriller turned cult lit, R.O. Kwon’s haunting debut novel The Incendiaries ― named one of the most anticipated fiction debuts of the year by the New York Times and the Millions ― follows the journey of a Korean American college student under the spell of grief, a new love MORE

Wed, August 8, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 West 27th St, Suite 600
New York, NY 10001

Chinese Speculative Fiction

Su Wei, Austin Woerner & Jeremy Tiang

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

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

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