An Evening with the 2017 NYC Emerging Writers Fellows

Please join our 2017 Fellows and hear what they’ve been working on since they joined the program in May. With readings from Amna Ahmad, Charlotte Crowe, Dana Czapnik, Erik Hoel, Andrew Mangan, Crystal Powell, Maud Streep, Alexandra Tanner, and Hubert Vigilla on Oct. 18th. READ MORE

Uncanny Bodies: Carmen Maria Machado and Tony Tulathimutte

We celebrate the publication of Carmen Maria Machado’s highly anticipated debut short story collection 'Her Body and Other Parties' on Oct. 19. She'll be joined by Tony Tulathimutte. READ MORE

Syntax/Synapse: “How We See” with Joyce Carol Oates and Charles Gross

As part of our series exploring the intersections between literature and neuroscience, Joyce Carol Oates is joined by her husband, neuroscientist and Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Princeton Charles Gross on Oct. 24th. READ MORE

CFA Master Class: Colin Harrison

Colin Harrison joins us for a Crime Fiction Master Class to discuss his latest novel "You Belong to Me" with his editor, Sarah Crichton on Oct. 25th. 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. 


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