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Our fall 2017 event season features exciting newcomers like Carmen Maria Machado and Anuk Arudpragasam, along with celebrated authors like Daniel Handler, Joyce Carol Oates, and Sigrid Nunez. We're also hosting a variety of conversations on the ramifications of war; the intersections of fiction and neuroscience; how science-fiction and fantasy can explore politics, and much more. We hope you'll join us! 

 

 

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Wednesday November 1, 2017
Open in Emergency: Asian American Mental Health with Tanwi Nandini Islam, Wo Chan & Mimi Khúc

Open in Emergency: Asian American Mental Health with Tanwi Nandini Islam, Wo Chan & Mimi Khúc 07:00 pm

Published by the Asian American Literary Review, "Open in Emergency" decolonizes mental health and opens up a wealth of new approaches to care. To celebrate, we welcomed Mimi Khúc, Tanwi Nandini Islam, and Wo Chan for an evening of readings, discussion and interactive tarot. READ MORE
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Wednesday November 8, 2017
Syntax/Synapse: "How We Love" with Garth Greenwell and Dr. Lucy L Brown

Syntax/Synapse: "How We Love" with Garth Greenwell and Dr. Lucy L Brown 07:00 pm

As part of our series exploring the intersections between literature and neuroscience, author Garth Greenwell and neuroscientist Dr. Lucy L Brown discussed the science of love. READ MORE
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Thursday November 9, 2017
Inheriting the War: Laren McClung, lê thi diem thúy, Nick Flynn & Heinz Insu Fenkl

Inheriting the War: Laren McClung, lê thi diem thúy, Nick Flynn & Heinz Insu Fenkl 07:00 pm

Laren McClung, editor of "Inheriting the War: Poetry & Prose by Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees," was joined by Heinz Insu Fenkl, Nick Flynn, and lê thị diễm thúy to discuss intergenerational effects of the war on individuals and families. READ MORE
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Monday November 13, 2017
Life During Wartime: David Abrams, Helen Benedict, Cara Hoffman, Matt Gallagher & Dalia Sofer

Life During Wartime: David Abrams, Helen Benedict, Cara Hoffman, Matt Gallagher & Dalia Sofer 07:00 pm

These authors discussed writing about war from different perspectives. READ MORE
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Thursday November 16, 2017
Regarding Sontag: Benjamin Taylor, David Gates, Sigrid Nunez & Honor Moore

Regarding Sontag: Benjamin Taylor, David Gates, Sigrid Nunez & Honor Moore 07:00 pm

To coincide with the publication of "Debriefing: Collected Stories," editor Benjamin Taylor talks with these authors about Susan Sontag’s ongoing legacy on Nov. 16th. READ MORE
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Monday November 27, 2017
Syntax/Synapse: "How We Inherit" with Adam Haslett and Rebecca Brachman

Syntax/Synapse: "How We Inherit" with Adam Haslett and Rebecca Brachman 07:00 pm

As part of our series exploring the intersections between literature and neuroscience, author Adam Haslett and neuroscientist Rebecca Brachman discuss literature and mental illness on Nov. 27th READ MORE
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Thursday November 30, 2017
2017 Crime Fiction Academy Slam

2017 Crime Fiction Academy Slam 07:00 pm

This event has been postponed. We're sorry for any inconvenience and we look forward to hosting the CFA in the future. READ MORE
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