CFA Master Class: Walter Mosley on the Craft of Fiction with Jonathan Santlofer
“Fiction is one of the few constructive human activities in which we have the potential to make something from almost nothing
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...
You Need A Novel for That: Fiction as a Way of Seeing with Susan Shreve, Mary Morris, and Christina Baker Kline
Susan Shreve, Mary Morris, and Christina Baker Kline celebrated the release of Shreve’s More News Tomorrow with a conversation...
The Road Taken: Three Novels, Three Paths with Belle Boggs, Kathryn Davis, and Jessica Francis Kane
Writers are often asked when they knew their book was finished. Instead, Belle Boggs, Kathryn Davis, and Jessica Francis Kane tackled the question...