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The Center for Fiction’s donors and members help us build a vibrant home for a diverse community of readers and writers to develop and share their love of storytelling.

Your support provides essential funding for our public events, educational programming, Emerging Writer Fellowships, and literary advocacy throughout New York City and beyond.

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Development Associate

Majo Restrepo

Annual Awards Benefit

Join us on December 5, 2023 for a celebration of the power of storytelling as we honor the recipients of this year’s First Novel Prize, Lifetime of Excellence in Fiction Award, and Medal for Editorial Excellence at our Annual Awards Benefit.

Funds raised by the Annual Awards Benefit provide essential support for all of The Center for Fiction’s work, including public literary events, Emerging Writer Fellowships, reading groups and writing workshops, and KidsRead / KidsWrite educational programming for New York City public school students.