The Art of the Short Story: Magogodi oaMphela Makhene on Innards with Dawnie Walton
Writer Magogodi oaMphela Makhene joined us to discuss the launch of her new short story collection, Innards, in conversation...
Tom Piazza on The Auburn Conference with David Gates
The Center for Fiction was pleased to welcome novelist and screenwriter Tom Piazza (Treme, A Free State) for...
Alternate Histories in Fiction with Elliot Ackerman and Christine Grillo
American history as we know it is the result of countless overlapping butterfly effects, coincidences, and collective choices
A Reading with The Center for Fiction / Susan Kamil 2022-2023 Emerging Writer Fellows
The Center for Fiction / Susan Kamil 2022-2023 Emerging Writer Fellows came together for their first joint reading to share their published writing...
The Center for Fiction and Bellevue Literary Review Present Abraham Verghese on The Covenant of Water
The Center for Fiction was thrilled to welcome Abraham Verghese, author of the major word-of-mouth hit, Cutting for Stone...
Joanna Biggs Presents A Life of One's Own with Lauren Oyler and Christine Smallwood
Can a woman thrive creatively and intellectually within society’s expectations? Is domesticity a trap? Where is that room, Virginia?
NEA Big Read: A Celebration of Charles Yu's Interior Chinatown with Performances by Fang Du and Sami Ma
We couldn’t be more excited about our 2023 Big Read title, Interior Chinatown—Charles Yu’s sharply observed satire...
The Center for Fiction Presents Vanessa Walters on The Nigerwife with Jennifer Baker
The Center for Fiction celebrated the launch of Vanessa Walters’s exceptional debut, The Nigerwife
Sarah Cypher on The Skin and Its Girl with Zaina Arafat
The Center for Fiction welcomed Sarah Cypher for a discussion of her lush and imaginative debut, The Skin and Its Girl...
Dave Barry on Swamp Story with Brendan Jay Sullivan
The Center for Fiction was thrilled to welcome the infinitely funny Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and New York Times bestselling author...