The Center for Fiction Presents: Zein El-Amine and Hala Alyan on Love and War
The Center for Fiction was thrilled to welcome writers Zein El-Amine and Hala Alyan to discuss their beautifully...
A Panel on the Politics of Translation with YZ Chin, Madhu Kaza, Emma Ramadan, and David Unger
The Center for Fiction was delighted to welcome YZ Chin, Madhu Kaza, Emma Ramadan, and David...
On Reading: Katherine Dunn's Posthumously Released Novel, Toad
The Center for Fiction hosted a thrilling conversation about fearless literary legend Katherine Dunn’s newly revealed novel, Toad!
The Center for Fiction Presents: Igiaba Scego on The Color Line with Ayana Mathis
From internationally acclaimed Somali-Italian writer Igiaba Scego comes The Color Line, a gorgeous, haunting novel inspired...
The Center for Fiction Presents: Ross Gay on Inciting Joy with Simone White
Ross Gay joined The Center for Fiction for a celebration and investigation of the complexities and beauty of joy, asking how...
The Craft of Fiction: Can Creative Writing Be Taught? Bonnie Chau, Porochista Khakpour, Jee Leong Koh, and Dale Peck Attempt to Answer the Age-Old Question
If writing is a craft, how do we classify the teaching of writing? Apprenticeship? Pedagogy? Art? Is it even possible to teach creative writing...
Past, Present, and Future: Barbara Kingsolver on Demon Copperhead and Silas House on Lark Ascending
The Center for Fiction was thrilled to welcome two acclaimed creative powerhouses, Barbara Kingsolver and Silas House...
A Final Reading with The Center for Fiction / Susan Kamil 2021-2022 Emerging Writer Fellows
The Center for Fiction / Susan Kamil 2021-2022 Emerging Writer Fellows came together to conclude their cohort year and share their works in progress...
The Center for Fiction and Jewish Book Council Present: Moriel Rothman-Zecher on Before All the World with Jason Diamond
Continuing our partnership with Jewish Book Council, The Center for Fiction was thrilled to have welcomed Dayton Literary Peace Prize and National...
Crime/Scene: Ousmane K. Power-Greene on The Confessions of Matthew Strong with Elizabeth Nunez
Continuing our series on the power and potential of the thriller genre, The Center for Fiction welcomed Ousmane K