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
Joy Sanchez Taylor on Teaching N.K. Jemisin's Broken Earth Trilogy
CUNY professor and sci-fi fan, Joy Sanchez-Taylor, led our N.K. Jemisin Broken Earth reading group at The Center in the summer of 2019
Steve Almond, interviewed by Dawn RaffelSteve Almond
Steve Almond likes to mix it up. The short story writer/novelist/journalist/ blogger/provocateur-at-large has engaged in intellectual pugilism...
Finding Angela Carter: An Interview with Biographer Edmund GordonEdmund Gordon
In a new and insightful biography, The Invention of Angela Carter, author Edmund Gordon looks at the life of this often mythologized writer, while...
Alice Mattison, interviewed by Sarai WalkerAlice Mattison
The legendary teacher and writer talks to Sarai Walker about penning a book on writing (The Kite and the String), the importance of diverse voices...
Viet Thanh Nguyen Talks to Noreen TomassiViet Thanh Nguyen
Viet Thanh Nguyen won the 2015 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his debut novel, The Sympathizer. Here, he talks to our Executive Director...
Tiphanie Yanique Talks to Noreen TomassiTiphanie Yanique
Noreen Tomassi talks to the winner of the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize talks about her social responsibility as a writer from the Virgin...