Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older

For this event, Daniel José Older will speak to high school students about his latest book. READ MORE

Notes on Fiction: The Borrowers

Our popular music series continues on Feb. 11th with the duo andPlay using this whimsical children's book as their inspiration. READ MORE

The Bridge Series: Breaking In

As part of a four part series, we're teaming up with the Bridge Series to talk about the business of translation starting with this event on Feb. 16th READ MORE

CFA Master Class: Richard Price

The acclaimed author of "The Whites" (written as Harry Brandt) joins us for a Crime Fiction Academy Master Class on February 23rd. READ MORE

Spring 2016 Events! 


Richard Price

Rivka Galchen

Elizabeth Nunez




Our spring season will feature returning favorites like Rivka Galchen and Elizabeth Nunez; CFA Masters Richard Price, Lee Child and Sara Paretsky; up-and-coming authors Kristopher Jansma and Idra Novey; Jonathan Franzen in conversation with Elizabeth McKenzie at this year's AWP in Los Angeles; and much, much more! You can find a full list of our spring events here and we look forward to seeing you! 



Most of our events are free and open to the public.


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



If you are interested

in booking an event at

The Center for Fiction,

please contact Noreen Tomassi at Please note: No new events will be booked from May 1 to August 31.