Philippe Lançon on Disturbance: Surviving Charlie Hebdo
Writer and Charlie Hebdo columnist Philippe Lançon survived the last day of his life—January 7, 2015. But his jaw, mangled by a terrorist’s...
Garth Greenwell Presents Cleanness with Andrea Lawlor
We hosted the launch of Garth Greenwell’s Cleanness, a stirring and meditative follow-up to his acclaimed debut novel What Belongs to You
Author/Editor: Uncovering the Narratives of Free Black Communities in Africaville
Jeffrey Colvin’s epic family saga Africaville is the remarkable result of 20 years of research on the little-known free black communities...
The Center for Fiction 2019 Benefit and Awards Dinner
Eisa Davis hosted our Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner with co-chairs André Aciman, Deborah Eisenberg...
Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen Featuring Jennifer Egan
Person Place Thing is an interview show hosted by Randy Cohen based on the idea that people are particularly engaging when they speak...
Glenn O’Brien and the Past, Present, and Future of Magazine Writing
A reflection on the late Glenn O’Brien’s particular genius as a cultural critic, whose witty observations and advice...
Story/Teller: Deborah Levy Presents The Man Who Saw Everything with Richard Bekins
Stage and screen actor Richard Bekins performed excerpts from Deborah Levy’s The...
Writing West: Freeman’s California
Freeman’s editor John Freeman joined contributors Catherine Barnett, Elaine Castillo, Jennifer Egan, Maggie Millner, and Xuan Juliana...
Well-Read Black Girl Festival Kickoff with Glory Edim and Staceyann Chin
Well-Read Black Girl welcomes world-renowned LGBTQ poet and spoken-word artist Staceyann Chin to the 3rd annual #WRBGFest kick-off party
Gender, Bodies, and Machines: Susan Steinberg and Heidi Kumao On Form — Co-presented with Yaddo
An exploration into connections between visual art and fiction for a cross-disciplinary discussion focusing on Susan Steinberg’s novel Machine...