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Location: Center for Fiction

Map: 15 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11217, United States

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Past Events

Elizabeth Nunez – The Center for Fiction (Brooklyn, NY)

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 […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Saba) — Center for Fiction

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 […]

Katia D. Ulysse — Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival, Brooklyn, NY

‘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, […]

Jaime Manrique — The Center for Fiction, Brooklyn, NY

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].

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, Jonathan Santlofer – International Crime Month, Center for Fiction, New York, NY

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).