Story/Teller Arts: Lynn Nottage on Mlima's Tale with Damon Tabor
The Center for Fiction was pleased to welcome Lynn Nottage, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Ruined and...
Laura Warrell Presents Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm with Lisa Lucas, Co-Presented with Cafe con Libros
Those familiar with the New York Times magazine’s coverage of efforts to diversify publishing may recognize Laura Warrell’s...
On America: Environmental Storytelling with Brooklyn Book Festival
We continued our annual Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends tradition of inviting author and critic, Kerri Arsenault (Mill Town...
Debut: Martha Anne Toll on Three Muses with Jai Chakrabarti and Jewish Book Council
We were thrilled to celebrate accomplished author Martha Anne Toll’s first novel, Three Muses
The Center for Fiction Presents: Hafizah Augustus Geter on The Black Period: On Personhood, Race, and Origin with J Wortham
Who writes the stories that attach themselves to our identities, for better and often for worse? In The Black Period, poet Hafizah...
The Center for Fiction Presents: Yiyun Li on The Book of Goose with Rivka Galchen in Partnership with AAWW and A Public Space
Yiyun Li’s work is beloved by writers and readers alike, and we were thrilled to bring her and Rivka Galchen...
On America: James Hannaham’s Didn't Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta with the Innocence Project and Black and Pink
We joined together to examine the intersections of gender and sexuality with the systemic racism inherent in America’s carceral system
The Center for Fiction Presents: Jill Bialosky on The Deceptions with Lan Samantha Chang
We were thrilled to welcome a powerhouse of contemporary American writing, celebrated author and editor Jill Bialosky, for a...
The Art of the Short Story: Sidik Fofana, David Means, and Rebecca Miller with Idra Novey
The Center for Fiction welcomed Sidik Fofana, David Means, and Rebecca Miller to our stage...
The Center for Fiction Presents: A.M. Homes on The Unfolding with Kurt Andersen
In a time of tremendous political upheaval and divisiveness, voices such as A.M. Homes have never been more critical