The Girl in the Torch by Robert Sharenow

For this event, Robert Sharenow will speak to a 4th or 5th grade class about his latest book. READ MORE

In Conversation: Benjamin Taylor and Claudia Roth Pierpont

The two writers will come together to discuss Taylor's new book "Proust: The Search" on December 1st. READ MORE

Extraordinary Rendition: American Writers on Palestine

Writers Colum McCann, Sinan Antoon, Nathalie Handal, Lawrence Joseph, Nancy Kricorian, Rickey Laurentiis, Jason Schneiderman, Tom Sleigh, and Tiphanie Yanique will come together for the book launch of the new anthology "Extraordinary Rendition: American Writers on Palestine" with editor Ru Freeman on December 4th. READ MORE

A Crime Fiction Slam

CFA students read from their short stories and novels on December 10th. READ MORE


Most of our events are free and open to the public.


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