Join Elizabeth Nunez in an in-person event celebrating her new book, Now Lila Knows, in conversation with Crystal Bobb-Semple. This event will be presented at The Center for Fiction and cosponsored by the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival. Registration is required for in-person or virtual attendance; please visit the Center for Fiction’s website to learn more […]
Editors Chris Abani and Kwame Dawes present New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba) with contributors Nkateko Masinga, Jamila Osman, Safia Jama, Sadia Hassan, Henneh Kyereh Kwaku, Nadra Mabrouk, Tryphena Yeboah, Adedayo Agarau, and Fatima Camara; hosted by the Center for Fiction with Poets House. RSVP/details: https://centerforfiction.org/event/the-new-gen-rising-african-poets-with-kwame-dawes-chris-abani/. PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are […]
‘I Belong to House of Music’ is a two-hour conversation where host, Attillah Springer, chats with 5 writers (including Katia D. Ulysse, author of Mouths Don’t Speak) about how music shapes their work and consciousness. It is a different take on the long-running BBC Radio series ‘Desert Island Discs,’ a music-centered interview in which artists, […]
PRIDE IN VERSE: Spotlighting International LGBTQ Poets. LGBTQ+ poets Rigoberto González, Jaime Manrique (Like This Afternoon Forever), Raquel Salas Rivera, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Yanyi will have a candid conversation on queerness, acceptance, identity, and community. They will also read from their works. More details and ticketing information at the Center for Fiction website [here].
Storytime event with Ricardo Cortés presenting Sea Creatures from the Sky at the Center for Fiction.
Book launch event for Even in Paradise.
Event for International Crime Month. Discussion and Reading with authors Marco Malvaldi (author of Three-Card Monte) and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan (editor of Singapore Noir), moderated by Jonathan Santlofer (Director of Crime Fiction Academy and editor of The Marijuana Chronicles).
For this KidsRead event, the Center for Fiction looks forward to welcoming two 5th Grade Classes from PS/MS 282!