Winter/Spring 2018 Events

March 25th, 2018

Morgan Jerkins and Porochista Khakpour


Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 2/27, 7pm

AWP Conference, two panels


Tampa, FL, 3/7-3/10


The Body’s Story: On Writing Narratives of Illness

Room 5 & 6, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor, 3/8, 9am

with Sandra Beasley, Sonya Huber, Suleika Jaouad, & Esmé Weijun Wang


This is Scary and Here We Go: Fear in the Driver’s Seat

Room 5 & 6, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor, 3/10, 12pm

with Michele Filgate, Megan Stielstra, Kiese Laymon, & Wendy C. Ortiz

All the Women in My Family Sing: Women Write the World


Powerhouse @ The Archway, 3/15, 7pm


with Deborah Santana, Mercy Tullis-Bukhari, Menen Hailu, Mila Jam, Nuris Terrero, & Kirstin Leavy Miller

Celebrating Clarice Lispector’s The Chandelier


Brooklyn Public Library Central Library, Dweck Center, 3/27, 9pm


with John Freeman, Idra Novey, & Elliott Holt

Muse & the Marketplace Conference: Experimental Writing for Non-Experimental Writers


Boston, 4/7, 4:15pm

Book Launch: Gregory Pardlo presents Air Traffic


SISTERS Bklyn, 4/9, 7:30pm

Lannan Symposium: We’re In This Thing Together, Keynote Conversation


Georgetown University, 4/10, 6:30pm


with Mariel Mendez & Jennifer Natalya Fink

A Reading and Conversation with Porochista Khakpour


SUNY Purchase, 4/19, 4:30pm

Pen America World Voices Festival: Take Back the Net: Fighting Online Hate


Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union, 4/21, 12pm


with Anita Sarkeesian, Yassmin Abdel-Magied & Katy Glenn Bass

Visions and Fever Dreams: New Iranian Lit


Asian American Writers’ Workshop, 4/23, 7pm


with Shahriar Mandipour, Jasmin Darznik, & Sara Khalili

Civitella Ranieri fellowship


Italy, 5/1-6/1


Details TBA but conversation partners include Eileen Myles (NYPL launch!), Yiyun Li, Susannah Cahalan, Esme Weijun Wang, Leni Zumas, Janice Lee, Kate Bolnick, Sini Anderson, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, Cari Luna, Lidia Yuknavitch, Achy Obejas, Alexander Chee, and more!