A Q&A with Armchair Travel Guide Donna Raskin
While setting is one of the basic elements of a novel, great writers raise that requirement to another level, allowing readers to feel immersed...
On Moby-Dick with Sheridan HaySheridan Hay
In our fraught present moment, Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick remains as pertinent as ever. This fall’s reading group is your...
Nuyorican Literature: A Q&A with Richie NarvaezRichie Narvaez
As a commonwealth, Puerto Rico has a strange, strained relationship with the U.S., and Nuyoricans (Puerto Ricans who were born or lived in New...
On Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels with Rebecca FalkoffRebecca Falkoff
Led by NYU professor Rebecca Falkoff, our Neapolitan Novels reading group will explore what makes Ferrante’s tetralogy so powerful and why...
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De'Shawn Charles Winslow Discusses In West Mills with Noreen Tomassi
De’Shawn Charles Winslow, winner of our 2019 First Novel Prize, discussed his debut novel In West Mills with the Center’s...
Shirin Neshat and Amir Ahmadi Arian on Then the Fish Swallowed HimShirin Neshat and Amir Ahmadi Arian
Critically acclaimed Iranian writer, Amir Ahmadi Arian discusses his English-language debut Then the Fish Swallowed Him with world-renowned...
Julia Phillips Discusses Disappearing Earth with Noreen Tomassi
Julia Phillips, whose debut novel Disappearing Earth was shortlisted for our 2019 First Novel Prize, discussed her work with the Center’s...
On The Book of Anna and Reading Tolstoy: Siri Hustvedt and Carmen BoullosaSiri Hustvedt and Carmen Boullosa
Siri Hustvedt and Carmen Boullosa were scheduled to appear together at The Center for Fiction on April 14th to celebrate the launch of Carmen’s...
Brian Gresko on Writing as a Parent
It’s challenging for most New Yorkers to find space in their lives for creativity, but when you add kids to the mix it can feel almost impossible