Past Events

Phan, Tran and Truong
An adoptee with synesthesia, love poems, Operation Babylift, mistaken identities. A night of short story, poetry and prose with three Vietnamese American women writers. Booksigning and reception. In collaboration with The Drawing Center, on the occasion of the exhibition Persistent Vestiges: Drawing from the American-Vietnam War, on view through February 11....
January 24, 2006
6:30 PM
The Drawing Center in Soho
35 Wooster Street (btwn Broome and Grand Streets)
New York City
Poets & Writers Magazine
You wrote it, you showed it, you loved it (still). Now learn how to improve your chances of getting a short story published. A panel discussion featuring four top short story editors at major magazines and literary journals on how to crack the submissions pile and get your work out...
December 8, 2005
7:00 PM
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
NYU's Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program & Institute
Curated by Fred Ho. In Heartbeat of Struggle (University of Minnesota Press, 2005), Diane C. Fujino traces the life of one of the most prominent and widely respected Asian American activists to emerge from the 1960’s human rights movements. Join AAWW in celebrating this biographical tribute to Yuri Kochiyama. The program will...
November 10, 2005
7:00 PM
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
The Asia Society and NYU's Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program & Institute
Andrew Lam’s Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora (Heyday Books, 2005) and Quang X. Pham’s A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey (Ballantine, 2005). Lam offers a journalistic eye on the Vietnam of today, mixed with memoirs and personal essays. Pham, a childhood refugee turned US Marine, bridges the past and...
October 27, 2005
7:00 PM
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
AAWW
A free informational session about a new funding program providing grants to individual artists in Literature, Dance and Film/Video from Jerome Foundation President Cynthia Gehrig. Open to individuals from all different ethnicities, ages and economic backgrounds living in the five boroughs of New York City. 4:30 – 6pm at the...
October 27, 2005
4:30 PM
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
AAWW
Join Workshop Board members Lilia Villanueva and Luis Francia at TAMA Gallery in Tribeca for a special Workshop party. Proceeds for items and art sold at the reception go to support youth writing initiatives. Special guest star MacArthur Genius grant recipient, novelist and playwright Han Ong. Works on paper by...
October 20, 2005
7:00 PM
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
NYU's Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program & Institute
Pope Benedict 16th (previously Cardinal Ratzinger) predicted that Buddhism would replace Marxism as the Catholic Church’s main enemy. At the same time, it is growing at a rapid clip around the world. World renowned Tibetan Buddhist scholar and Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University Dr....
October 11, 2005
7:00 PM
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
Van Lier Fellows 2005
The Workshop’s open mic series continues…bring your poems, rants, monologues, diary entries, blog downloads, op/eds, guitars, magic acts. Put your name in a hat to see if you’re lucky enough to score 4 minutes at the mic. Featuring readings and performances from VL Fellows N. Rain Noe and Timothy Mullaney....
September 23, 2005
7:00 PM
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
AAWW
Come celebrate our 14th birthday! On September 15, all books, journals, poetry volumes, short stories, novels and anthologies will be sold at $5. Really. Phone orders accepted at 212.494.0061. In-house sale from 12noon to 7pm.
September 15, 2005
12:00 PM
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
Museum of Chinese in the Americas
In Inheritance (W.W. Norton & Co., 2004), Hong retraces her family’s history by piecing together the story of her mother and aunt—sisters once inseparable, now in a state of bitterness and estrangement. A provocative take on a story of desire, love and family strife, spanning seven decades from 1930’s China to 1990’s...
June 15, 2005
7:00 PM
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
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