Toni Morrison Reading Group with Rachel Eliza Griffiths
Tuesday, September 17th - December 17th at The Center for Fiction
Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison’s characters confront and trouble the nuanced veils of intimacy, history, love, race, gender, class, violence...Read More
Sir Salman Rushdie Launches Quichotte
Tuesday, September 3rd at The Center for Fiction
A staged reading of the novel by Sir Salman Rushdie and professional actors on the night of its release.Read More
Harlem Renaissance with Jennifer Baker
Thursday, September 26th - December 19th at The Center for Fiction
Among one of the most well-known and often referenced periods showcasing Black artists, the Harlem Renaissance also leaves an indelible mark in...Read More
Book Launch: Monique Truong Presents The Sweetest Fruits with Mayukh Sen
Tuesday, September 10th at The Center for Fiction
Considered one of the most anticipated books of 2019 (LitHub), The Sweetest Fruits by Monique Truong (Viking...Read More
First FictionAlexander CheeThere is an exercise I have my students do, one I invented. Think of a story your family tells about you to any newcomer, usually from your early childhood.
The Drip Drip Drip of Another ConsciousnessJane SmileyLast night, I dreamed about my novel Ten Days In the Hills, not one of my best received, but certainly one that I enjoyed writing.
Re-VisionMitchell S. JacksonLet me tell you how I got popped. Let me start with a couple of hours pre the arrest, when I was in medias res cooking dope in the house I shared—a...
Five Deeply Strange ReadsMatt BellShifts in time, changelings, organic buildings, levitating grandmothers, and all things odd inhabit this list from Matt Bell, author of A...
A Tightrope Walker's Guide to WritingStefan Merrill BlockHow? For many years—since long before I could call myself a writer—I’ve sat through the Q&A sections of authors’ book readings, impatiently...
On "Florida" by Mavis GallantLynne TillmanIn any Gallant story, life or reality is curious, daunting, often frustrating, sad or tragic. And, she’s funny, too, in her way