In Translation: Brazil’s Macunaíma with Katrina Dodson, John Keene, Madhu H. Kaza, and Musician Iara Rennó
Katrina Dodson joined us to celebrate her long-awaited translation of the Brazilian modernist epic novel Macunaíma: The...
The Center for Fiction and Sant Jordi USA Present Papyrus with Irene Vallejo, Sarah Ruden, and Charlotte Whittle
The Sant Jordi Festival of Books & Roses in Barcelona is one of the most enchanting and colorful book fairs in the world, spilling bookstands...
Letters to a Writer of Color with Deepa Anappara, Taymour Soomro, Amitava Kumar, and Madeleine Thien
“To write like my peers in a Western classroom I have to erase myself, but if I erase myself I have no story” —Deepa Anappara, “On the...
The Center for Fiction Presents V (Formerly Eve Ensler) on Reckoning with Carole Zimmer
The Center For Fiction welcomed award-winning journalist, reporter, and producer Carole Zimmer for a live taping of her fearless...
Story/Teller Arts: Will Arbery and Chloé Cooper Jones with Leslie Jamison
The Center for Fiction and Theatre Communications Group were thrilled to welcome playwright Will Arbery and philosopher and...
A Reading by the 2023 Whiting Award Winners
Since 1985, the Whiting Awards have been given annually to ten of the most promising emerging writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama
Story/Teller: Victor LaValle's Lone Women with Krystal Joy Brown
The Center for Fiction welcomed Victor LaValle (The Ballad of Black Tom, The Changeling, The Devil in Silver)...
Visual Art and Artists in Fiction with Idra Novey, Siri Hustvedt, and Brandon Taylor
“Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.” —Oscar WildeDoes art imitate life...
The Art of the Short Story: Wil Weitzel on Nights from This Galaxy with John Freeman
The Center for Fiction is pleased to welcome our Emerging Writer Fellowship alum, Wil Weitzel, for the launch of Nights from...
On America: Laura Cathcart Robbins on the Intersections of Addiction, Recovery, and Race
The Center for Fiction welcomed Laura Cathcart Robbins for the release of her memoir, Stash. The narrative follows Robbins...