The Center for Fiction Presents: Hafizah Augustus Geter on The Black Period: On Personhood, Race, and Origin with J Wortham
Who writes the stories that attach themselves to our identities, for better and often for worse? In The Black Period, poet Hafizah...
The Center for Fiction Presents: Yiyun Li on The Book of Goose with Rivka Galchen in Partnership with AAWW and A Public Space
Yiyun Li’s work is beloved by writers and readers alike, and we were thrilled to bring her and Rivka Galchen...
On America: James Hannaham’s Didn't Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta with the Innocence Project and Black and Pink
We joined together to examine the intersections of gender and sexuality with the systemic racism inherent in America’s carceral system
The Center for Fiction Presents: Jill Bialosky on The Deceptions with Lan Samantha Chang
We were thrilled to welcome a powerhouse of contemporary American writing, celebrated author and editor Jill Bialosky, for a...
The Art of the Short Story: Sidik Fofana, David Means, and Rebecca Miller with Idra Novey
The Center for Fiction welcomed Sidik Fofana, David Means, and Rebecca Miller to our stage...
The Center for Fiction Presents: A.M. Homes on The Unfolding with Kurt Andersen
In a time of tremendous political upheaval and divisiveness, voices such as A.M. Homes have never been more critical
Matt Easton on We Have Tired of Violence with Eric Umansky and Suciwati
In our current political moment, questions of civil rights and authoritarian regimes can’t help but float to the surface
The Craft of Fiction: Charles Baxter on Wonderlands with Joshua Henkin
The Center for Fiction was pleased to welcome author of Burning Down the House and The Art of Subtext, Charles Baxter...
A Round Robin of New Asian American Fiction with Nawaaz Ahmed, Jackson Bliss, Melissa Chadburn, Tracey Lien, and Soon Wiley
The Center for Fiction was thrilled to welcome authors Nawaaz Ahmed (Radiant Fugitives), Jackson Bliss...
Author/Editor: Taymour Soomro on Other Names for Love with Mitzi Angel
Other Names for Love, Taymour Soomro’s debut novel, is a poignant and urgent story of the tensions...