On Not Breaking Your Heart During the Apocalypse

An event at Asian American Writers' Workshop with Marie Mutsuki Mockett and Emily St. John Mandel READ MORE

In Conversation: Andrea Chapin and James Shapiro

The two authors will discuss Chapin's debut novel. READ MORE

Charles Baxter: There's Something I Want You to Do

The author will read from and discuss his new short story collection. READ MORE

KidsRead: Changers Book One: Drew by T. Cooper

T. cooperwill talk to a class about his CHANGERS series READ MORE

Event Spotlight:
Michelle Bailat-Jones


On Thursday, November 6, Michelle will be reading from and discussing Fog Island Mountains, winner of The Center's 2013 Christopher Doheny Award. In this short essay she talks about understanding grief both privately and publicly, and how she dealt with these themes in her book. READ MORE 


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