Upcoming Events

Two Truths & a Lie: a Workshop

Bushra Rehman

Six Sessions, 2 hours each (7-9pm) Mondays, September 24th, October 8th, 15th, 22th, 29th, November 5th Fees & Payment Options: $425 General / $400 AAWW Members (JOIN THE FAN CLUB!) Full payment due before first class. *Please note: this class skips Monday, October 1st. **There is an application process for this workshop. Please fill out this application. We will be in contact regarding your submission. Why You Should Take This Class: “Writing from life.. MORE

Mon, September 24, 2018 7:00pm to Mon, November 5, 2018 9:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th St, STE 600
New York, NY 10001

A Cruelty Special to Our Species: A Launch Party for Emily Yoon

Emily Yoon, Wo Chan, Sueyen Juliette Lee, Kristin Chang

Join us for a transcendent night celebrating Emily Yoon’s debut collection of poetry, A Cruelty to Our Species, a collection of testimony to Korean “comfort women” who were forced into sexual labor in Japanese-occupied territories during World War II, and a bright elegy to departed ancestors, languages, and girlhood. As Poetry Editor for The Margins, Emily has cultivated a special home for Asian American poetry in all of its richness... MORE

Tue, September 25, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th Street, STE 600
New York, New York 10001

Mouth Waters Earth

Chienfang Chang and Pyna Yang

Focusing attention into the palette, AAWW hosts an evening for language, food, art, & place to come together on a shared table. Situating her writing from the perspective of food, author Chienfang Chang will share pieces of her recent work at the Vermont Studio Center as well as engage in a guided tasting & reading of aiyu, a plant indigenous to the.. MORE

Mon, October 1, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Ste 600
New York, NY 10001
Past Events

What We Leave Behind

Lucy Tan, Crystal Hana Kim & Vanessa Hua

Join us for an event about globalizing East Asia, love, family, and what happens when we leave one home for another. We’ll hear from Crystal Hana Kim, whose debut novel If You Leave Me tells the story of a refugee of the Korean War and her forsaken love. Lucy Tan will read from What We Were Promised, her novel about the Zhen family and the upheaval that ensues when they MORE

Thu, September 20, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Ste 600
New York, NY 11238

Millennials and Post-Work Zombies

Ling Ma and Jia Tolentino

Do you feel like your life resembles an office farce? While Millennials have been blamed for the downfall of homeownership, the diamond industry, and even napkins -- Ling Ma’s debut novel Severance shows what life might look like when you don’t notice the apocalypse because you’re so entrenched in the endless routines of a pointless job. Ling will read from her novel and talk about millennials in the workplace with MORE

Tue, September 18, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th Street, STE 600
New York, New York 10001

LITERAOKE!

Ed Lin, Sokunthary Svay, Sam Chanse, Swati Khurana, Joshunda Sanders, Moncho, Kay Ulanday Barrett, Charles Rice Gonzalez, Quincy Scott Jones

LITERAOKE finally comes to NYC, after unforgettable shows across the country! Come see performers sing their hearts out to their favorite karaoke bangers and then then read from their work. Featuring: Ed Lin, Sokunthary Svay, Sam Chanse, Swati Khurana, Joshunda Sanders, Moncho, Kay Ulanday Barrett, Charles Rice Gonzalez, Quincy Scott Jones, and many more! Come sing a-long with these amazing writers. In partnership with Kaya Press. This is an official 2018 MORE

Thu, September 13, 2018 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W 27th St Ste 600
NY, NY 10001

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