The Center for Fiction Presents: Ross Gay on Inciting Joy with Simone White
Ross Gay joined The Center for Fiction for a celebration and investigation of the complexities and beauty of joy, asking how...
The Craft of Fiction: Can Creative Writing Be Taught? Bonnie Chau, Porochista Khakpour, Jee Leong Koh, and Dale Peck Attempt to Answer the Age-Old Question
If writing is a craft, how do we classify the teaching of writing? Apprenticeship? Pedagogy? Art? Is it even possible to teach creative writing...
Past, Present, and Future: Barbara Kingsolver on Demon Copperhead and Silas House on Lark Ascending
The Center for Fiction was thrilled to welcome two acclaimed creative powerhouses, Barbara Kingsolver and Silas House...
A Final Reading with The Center for Fiction / Susan Kamil 2021-2022 Emerging Writer Fellows
The Center for Fiction / Susan Kamil 2021-2022 Emerging Writer Fellows came together to conclude their cohort year and share their works in progress...
The Center for Fiction and Jewish Book Council Present: Moriel Rothman-Zecher on Before All the World with Jason Diamond
Continuing our partnership with Jewish Book Council, The Center for Fiction was thrilled to have welcomed Dayton Literary Peace Prize and National...
Crime/Scene: Ousmane K. Power-Greene on The Confessions of Matthew Strong with Elizabeth Nunez
Continuing our series on the power and potential of the thriller genre, The Center for Fiction welcomed Ousmane K
Story/Teller Arts: Lynn Nottage on Mlima's Tale with Damon Tabor
The Center for Fiction was pleased to welcome Lynn Nottage, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Ruined and...
Laura Warrell Presents Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm with Lisa Lucas, Co-Presented with Cafe con Libros
Those familiar with the New York Times magazine’s coverage of efforts to diversify publishing may recognize Laura Warrell’s...
On America: Environmental Storytelling with Brooklyn Book Festival
We continued our annual Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends tradition of inviting author and critic, Kerri Arsenault (Mill Town...
Debut: Martha Anne Toll on Three Muses with Jai Chakrabarti and Jewish Book Council
We were thrilled to celebrate accomplished author Martha Anne Toll’s first novel, Three Muses