Story/Teller: Truly Like Lightning with David Duchovny and Jess Walter
David Duchovny and Jess Walter (The Cold Millions) are back together, this time to talk about Duchovny’s...
Page to Screen: The Midnight Sky with Lily Brooks-Dalton, Mark L. Smith, Grant Heslov, and Anna Pitoniak
Author Lily Brooks-Dalton joined us for a conversation on the book-to-screen adaptation of her major debut success Good Morning...
Avni Doshi on Burnt Sugar with Emily Temple
Avni Doshi joined Emily Temple (The Lightness) in conversation about her debut novel Burnt Sugar...
A Celebration of the PEN/Bellwether Prize with Katherine Seligman and Barbara Kingsolver
Katherine Seligman, winner of the PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, joined us in conversation on her lauded...
How Do We Practice Translation?
To launch the new series, Allison Markin Powell, Cedilla member and the 2020 recipient of the PEN America Translation Prize for...
Watch The Center for Fiction 2020 Annual Awards Benefit
Yvonne Orji emceed our Annual Awards Benefit, which took place virtually on December 3rd, 2020.
Watch the 2020 First Novel Fête Readings
Watch as actors perform passages from the seven novels shortlisted for the 2020 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize!
Story/Teller with Zeyn Joukhadar, Samy Nour Younes, Leila Buck, and Jenn Baker
Actors Samy Nour Younes and Leila Buck performed selections from Zeyn Joukhadar’s The Thirty...
Shelter in Place with David Leavitt and David Salle
In a season filled with political rancor, we welcome humor and an artist’s sensibilities to bring in new perspectives. David Leavitt...
Story/Teller with Jonathan Lethem, Edward Norton, and Kim Stanley Robinson
Edward Norton, who wrote, produced, directed, and starred in a film adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s Motherless...