Teenage Kicks: Daniel Handler and Emma Straub

Daniel Handler will be interviewed by Emma Straub about his latest novel 'All the Dirty Parts,' a tender and truthful portrait of teenage desire on Sept. 13th. READ MORE

At Home in the World: On Writing, Immigration, and Belonging

BBF Bookend/NBCC event, with Rumaan Alam, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Garnette Cadogan, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Porochista Khakpour & Walton Muyumba on Sept. 14th. READ MORE

BBF: Structures of Power: Politics, Science Fiction, and Fantasy

With N. K. Jemisin, Eugene Lim, Malka Older, and Deji Bryce Olukotun. Moderated by Rosie Clarke as part of the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sept. 17. READ MORE

American Dreaming: Scott Spencer and Jonathan Dee with Kerri Arsenault

Jonathan Dee and Scott Spencer will discuss the often grim reality of the American Dream explored in their latest novels, 'The Locals' and 'River Under the Road.' Moderated by Kerri Arsenault on Oct. 3rd. READ MORE



Most of our events are free and open to the public. Unless stated on the event page, they all take place in our building at 17 E. 47th Street between 5th and Madison in NYC. 


We only ask that, because our space is intimate, you RSVP to our events. You can do so through this website on each event page, by e-mailing events@centerforfiction.org, or by calling us at 212-755-6710.


If you're interested in booking an event at the Center, please e-mail Rosie Clarke (rosie@centerforfiction.org)


We hope to see you soon!