100th Anniversary Celebration of Virginia Woolf's Night and Day with Michael Cunningham, Anne E. Fernald & Julie Orringer
We celebrated the release of the 100th-anniversary edition of Virginia Woolf’s timely, overlooked second novel—Night...
Book Launch: Monique Truong Presents The Sweetest Fruits with Mayukh Sen
Considered one of the most anticipated books of 2019 (LitHub), The Sweetest Fruits by Monique Truong (Viking...
Author/Editor: Karl Marlantes and Morgan Entrekin
In our Author/Editor series, we focus on one of the most important and least publicly discussed relationships in the book business
Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival: I Belong to the House of Music
Attillah Springer spoke with six writers about how Caribbean music shapes their work and consciousness. Guests played a song...
Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival: Laureates of the Caribbean
Laureates of the Caribbean is the BCLF’s ode to the oral tradition and storyteller of the Caribbean; a tradition heavily influenced and...
Story/Teller: Salman Rushdie, Joan Allen, Ayad Akhtar, & Aasif Mandvi Present Quichotte
We were delighted to host an intimate evening with Salman Rushdie on the night of the release of Quichotte! Ayad Akhtar, Joan Allen and...
In Praise of Toni Morrison's Enduring Legacy
On Wednesday, August 14th, The Center for Fiction hosted an evening of readings, music, reflection, and gratitude in celebration of the life and...
In Coversation: Richard Ford and Joyce Carol
Two icons of American Literature, Richard Ford and Joyce Carol Oates, came together in a rare event to discuss...
CFA Master Class: Elmore Leonard
Legendary author Elmore Leonard joined us for the first in our series of Master Classes as part of the Crime Fiction Academy at The Center for Fiction
Legendary poet and classicist Anne Carson reads from 59 Paragraphs About Albertine along with new work inspired by Proust’s characters...