Going Against the Grain:
Claudia Casper and John Colapinto

The two authors gave insight into the creative processes of both writing and editing literary fiction and discussed the challenges of publishing when your book doesn't fit current trends. WATCH

CFA Master Class: Otto Penzler 

The publisher, editor and proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop joined us for a CFA Masterclass. Penzler discussed his decades of experience and gave insight into publishing crime fiction, mystery novels, and thrillers. WATCH

In Conversastion: 
Richard Cohen and Ruth Reichl

Richard Cohen, the author of How To Write Like Tolstoy, discussed the trials and jubilations of writing with multi-award-winning food critic, memoirist and novelist Ruth Reichl. WATCH

Since 2005, The Center for Fiction has been presenting some of the most celebrated authors in contemporary fiction. Now, we are launching a unique new podcast: Fiction Talks, featuring exclusive talks taken from our vast archive, bringing you the thoughts, feelings, and advice of great authors from the world of fiction.


Click here to learn more about this unique program.


And thank you to everyone who donated to our Kickstarter campaign in June! 



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