The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

A round robin reading of Washington Irving’s famous short story. READ MORE

KidsRead: Same Sun Here by Neela Vaswani

Neela Vaswani talks to a middle school class about her latest book. READ MORE

Big Read: Paul Collins on the Life of Edgar Allan Poe

Paul Collins will be discussing the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe. READ MORE

Patrick Flanery

A reading and discussion with a 2012 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize shortlisted author about his new book. READ MORE


A Tribute to Bernard Malamud


Bernard Malamud would have turned 100 on April 26, 2014. On May 1, The Center for Fiction celebrated his life and work with a panel discussion featuring Alan Cheuse, Philip Davis, Clark Blaise, Liesl Schillinger, Kevin Baker, Peter Malamud Smith, Téa Obreht, and Bharati Mukherjee. The evening opened with an old Calliope recording of Malamud reading his story "The Mourners". As event organizer and debut novelist Boris Fishman said, "You have not heard Brooklyn like this in a very long time."


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