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Tuesday, 6:30 pm December 10, 2019
Our 2019 Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner will be held on Tuesday, December 10th at The Cunard Building, 25 Cipriani Broadway. We will present the inaugural Center for Fiction On Screen Award, the Maxwell E. Perkins Awards, and the First Novel Prize.
Literary agent Lynn Nesbit, co-founder of Janklow & Nesbit Associates, is the recipient of its 2019 Maxwell E. Perkins Award, to be presented by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Andrew Sean Greer.
Author Margaret Atwood; Craig Erwich, Hulu’s Senior Vice President of Originals; and Bruce Miller, creator and showrunner of “The Handmaid’s Tale” on Hulu, will receive the Center’s inaugural On Screen Award, which honors the groundbreaking creation of original series that mirror the complexity and vision of great novels.
BYOBook: A Quiet Happy Hour for ReadersFree
Sunday, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm December 8, 2019
2019 First Novel Fête$45
Monday, 6:30 pm December 9, 2019
45:15 — A Communal Writing ExperienceFree
Sunday, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm December 15, 2019
Author/Editor: Uncovering the Narratives of Free Black Communities in Africaville$10
Tuesday, 7:00 pm January 14, 2020
Garth Greenwell Presents Cleanness with Andrea Lawlor$10
Wednesday, 7:00 pm January 15, 2020