Contact Information

The Center for Fiction

17 E. 47th Street (between Fifth and Madison)

New York, NY 10017


Phone: (212) 755-6710

Fax: (212) 826-0831 (fax)



To contact a specific staff member, please click here.


If you represent a publisher or small press or if you have an idea for an event, please contact Noreen Tomassi with all inquiries about partnering with us.



August Hours

Wednesdays: 10:30am-7:30pm


The Library and bookstore will have limited hours in August due to important administrative work on the collection. The Writers' Studio and the administrative offices will remain open as normal. All due dates for borrowed materials will be extended through Tuesday, September 8 (the day after Labor Day). Please call us at 212) 755-6710 if you have questions about our limited hours or need help with your library books.   



Closed on the following holidays:


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

President's Day

St. Patrick's Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Columbus Day


Christmas Holiday Season through New Year’s Day (December 23rd-January 4th)





To reach us by subway:
Take the B, D, F or M to 47th/50th Streets/Rockefeller Center. 
Or take the 4, 5, 6 or 7 to Grand Central 42nd Street or the E to Fifth Ave./53rd Street

To reach us by bus:
The M1, M2, M3, and M4 all stop conveniently near the Center along with the M27 and M50


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