The Bridge Book Award Virtual Ceremony and Reading
We were thrilled to host the Bridge Book Award Virtual Ceremony for the prize’s Italian winners. The Bridge Book Award unites the Italian...
On America: The Carceral System and Racial Justice with Ian Manuel and Yusef Salaam
Ian Manuel and Yusef Salaam came together for a special event in the On America series to discuss matters of...
Lisa Allen-Agostini on The Bread the Devil Knead with Patrice Grell Yursik
In collaboration with the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival, The Center for Fiction welcomed Lisa Allen-Agostini to celebrate...
How Do We Create a Philosophy of Translation?
Brazilian literature translator Katrina Dodson discussed how translators build their own constantly evolving philosophies of...
Author/Translator: Maylis de Kerangal and Jessica Moore on Painting Time with Lydia Kiesling
French author Maylis de Kerangal explores the contours of contemporary art and the profession of painting in her new translated...
Note/Books: The Night Falls
We were delighted to join the American Opera Project for our second Note/Books event, a series that features libretto readings (with musical excerpts)...
Memoirs of a Fiction Writer: Courtney Zoffness and Gina Frangello in Conversation
For authors Courtney Zoffness (The Center for Fiction Emerging Writer Fellow) and Gina Frangello (Every...
Olivia Laing on Everybody with Maggie Nelson
Analyzing some of the most significant and complicated figures of the past century through the lens of psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich, author Olivia...
Fiona Mozley on Hot Stew with Arianna Rebolini
Named one of the most anticipated books of 2021 by a number of publications, Fiona Mozley’s new novel Hot Stew centers...
On America: We Are Each Other’s Harvest and the Legacy of Black Farmers
Over the past 100 years, the number of Black farmers working the land throughout the United States has gone from one million to 45,000