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2019 First Novel Fête

$45

Per Ticket

112 in stock

Monday, 6:30 pm December 9, 2019

Bringing friends? Purchase our five-ticket bundle ($40/ticket) here!

Join us as we celebrate this year’s First Novel Prize finalists with readings, cocktails & door prizes! Proceeds support our KidsRead/KidsWrite programs for NYC Public Schools.

6:30pm Reading | 7:30pm Cocktails

The reading is first come, first seated. Please contact Iris Mahan at iris@centerforfiction.org with any questions.

2019 First Novel Prize Short List:

  • The Unpassing by Chia-Chia Lin (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips (Knopf)
  • Bangkok Wakes to Rain by Pitchaya Sudbanthad (Riverhead Books)
  • On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong (Penguin Press)
  • Fall Back Down When I Die by Joe Wilkins (Little, Brown and Company)
  • American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson (Random House)
  • In West Mills by De’Shawn Charles Winslow (Bloomsbury)
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