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A literary nonprofit, founded in 1820, devoted to the creation and enjoyment of storytelling in all its forms.

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Next month @Center4Fiction has me teaching a YA-writing bootcamp! We'll be focusing on story structure + creating a… https://t.co/vMoLmNqy3R
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9/25
2020
In this 10-session online workshop, author @KateDMilliken will help you identify your story's central question and… https://t.co/AabhiObDgmNext Tues, 9/29 — @ayadakhtar and @aasif to perform selections from Akhtar's HOMELAND ELEGIES, the story of an Amer… https://t.co/mTp3H1utc7
9/24
2020
#ICYMI- We are so excited that @justjuliawhelan, author of #MyOxfordYear, will be in conversation with @veschwab to… https://t.co/AOij7GfNoy
Retweeted by The Center for FictionTONIGHT! 7:30ET! Join the legendary Walter Mosley for a celebration of his latest, THE AWKWARD BLACK MAN, hosted b… https://t.co/9ZFRu3yWzN
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9/23
2020
If you need a respite from the everyday, tonight there's a magical space opening up courtesy of @Center4Fiction, ho… https://t.co/rPDtFHypyo
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9/22
2020
This week in online events! Tues, 9/22: Sarah Shun-lien Bynum + @blgtylrhttps://t.co/6DiFEu5ovp Wed, 9/23: Wa… https://t.co/xJ0piJbYm7
9/21
2020
Those of you joining the Creating a Nuyorican Identity Reading Group with me @Center4Fiction and diving into DOWN T… https://t.co/PmJdUXitLo
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9/16
2020
We are honored to be in the company of so many incredible literary organizations that champion reading and writing… https://t.co/OAATVH38dD
9/15
2020
I wrote a book about @CherylStrayed’s Wild and the art of memoir, and then I got to have the most amazing conversat… https://t.co/7SvswbYXBh
Retweeted by The Center for FictionCover Reveal: NOIRYORICAN (November 2020) @DownAndOutBooks In 13 fast-moving stories, the author of Hipster Deat… https://t.co/hWgb5yqFtB
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9/11
2020
Exciting pub news for our friend and workshop teacher @ReginaMPorter! Read the interview for useful writing advice… https://t.co/G1DGSqE8utI loved talking to the fabulous @jones_alden yesterday about her beautiful book The Wanting Is a Wilderness. Thanks… https://t.co/Na0QxxDxYY
Retweeted by The Center for FictionThis is the class I've been wanting to teach for years. We're going deep. 12 spots only. https://t.co/ekEy9m3exP https://t.co/tyeOTel3ww
Retweeted by The Center for Fiction“Likability is a Hollywood idea, not a literary one.” @CherylStrayed in conversation with @jones_alden about the ar… https://t.co/EYkjrE9wDP
Retweeted by The Center for FictionToday on Grove at Home: WALTER MOSLEY! • The @AP’s @hitalie on Walter’s @nationalbook honor • Walter gives a mas… https://t.co/zdFXKTdRgu
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9/10
2020
T.O.N.I.G.H.T with @CherylStrayed at via the @Center4Fiction https://t.co/uRAU3u9PhJ
Retweeted by The Center for FictionPlease join me for the "Creating a Nuyorican Identity" Monthly Reading Group" @Center4Fiction Starting 9/30. We'll… https://t.co/THPUmkOMG9
Retweeted by The Center for FictionOur horror and sci-fi KidsWriting workshops are now open!! The Sat morning workshops are led by speculative fiction… https://t.co/RZtJJ0HAQM
9/9
2020
Happy publication day to the latest @AfricanPoetryBF box set: NEW-GENERATION AFRICAN POETS: A CHAPBOOK BOX SET (SAB… https://t.co/fcQ4oKOqZM
Retweeted by The Center for FictionToday at 6:30 EST, Poets House and @Center4Fiction present: The New Gen! Rising African Poets with @kwamedawes &… https://t.co/j73mDKn3Nr
Retweeted by The Center for FictionThis week in online events! Tues, 9/8: @kwamedawes + @chrisabani + @AkashicBookshttps://t.co/aMqZwckvqP Wed, 9… https://t.co/gQanBxaeVWNew bookmarks!! https://t.co/UCSxYesl72
9/8
2020
Our Story/Teller series features actors reading from new works of fiction followed by convos with the authors. Upco… https://t.co/cpIqagkQj5“This is not just for the sake of becoming better citizens...critical thinking improves the quality of daily existe… https://t.co/xLM8mfvWtN
9/4
2020
SINCERELY, ERIK is a moving short film written and directed by our member @nazriahi about a lonely NYC bookseller n… https://t.co/YxeyswSR95Calling all membership library members! Join us for Roxana Robinson on her novel Dawson's Fall. Tues @6pm.… https://t.co/1KsE2rUxXO
Retweeted by The Center for Fiction“The text becomes a communal meeting place, a shared ground, enriching one’s own space with Melville’s imaginings a… https://t.co/PU1Ymqu22v
9/3
2020
Our bookstore has a limited number of copies of BEOWULF: A NEW TRANSLATION by @MARIADAHVANA w/ signed bookplates! G… https://t.co/dHkDk4OE9RTues, Sept 8, 6:30pm ET — The New Gen! Rising African Poets Reading and Convo with @kwamedawes and @chrisabani. Fre… https://t.co/ugQ3ouCxjsOur managing director Kristin Henley will be speaking on today's panel! Register here: https://t.co/4jhZCHrZOb https://t.co/H8UKureTEh
9/2
2020
Happening now @Center4Fiction, Ferrante’s international publishers and authors celebrating the release of THE LYING… https://t.co/rBvbO5hREi
Retweeted by The Center for FictionTonight I will be co-hosting Ferrante trivia during the monumental, international launch party for the new Elena Fe… https://t.co/VOsammoENQ
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9/1
2020
The KIDflix Film Fest!, Brooklyn's longest-running kids’ film festival, is back! Presented by @MoCADA since 2000, t… https://t.co/uR5hVliDmS
Retweeted by The Center for FictionGreat news!! Our 2018 Emerging Writers Fellow Chantal Johnson will publish her debut novel POST-TRAUMATIC with… https://t.co/SKcfiQFiiBSending our sincerest condolences to the family of writer and teacher Randall Kenan, who passed away last night. Th… https://t.co/HIJ92JUctr
Retweeted by The Center for FictionTMRW at 4PM ET! We're hosting a launch party for Elena Ferrante's THE LYING LIFE OF ADULTS w/ @EuropaEditions. Pane… https://t.co/O9WsAJ5IqDI'm sooooooo excited to announce this dream come true: Felix Ever After is being adapted into a TV series!!! https://t.co/czkrveDwIl
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8/31
2020
We’ve had many lovely customers coming through for Independent Bookstore Day. If you can’t make it to the store you… https://t.co/V0PqTcJcYk
8/29
2020
On Wednesday 9/2, organizations from across the country—including New York's @LitFrdm & @Center4Fiction, LA's… https://t.co/UwfsasQJ6e
Retweeted by The Center for FictionJoin @Center4Fiction on Tuesday 9/1 for the international launch party of "The Lying Life of Adults" by Elena Ferra… https://t.co/ZFZpT3Wq1q
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8/28
2020
We all know this autumn will be insane. Let's get together and get some pages done @center4fiction. It'll be resto… https://t.co/lSKKW1FhtH
Retweeted by The Center for FictionI'm teaching an online workshop via @Center4Fiction! They asked me to do a YA-focused bootcamp—how could I refuse?… https://t.co/bN9o2huMVw
Retweeted by The Center for FictionTHE LYING LIFE OF ADULTS by Elena Ferrante will be released next Tuesday September 1 simultaneously in 28 countries… https://t.co/szNov9mjX9
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8/27
2020
Tomorrow — the pub date for THE EXILES — join @amortowles and me at a virtual event hosted by the @Center4Fiction.… https://t.co/ZfijnDhXKw
Retweeted by The Center for FictionThanks to the lovely @delphicdays for inviting me to be a part of @Center4Fiction’s fall series. Readers! Please jo… https://t.co/hDUuyakapv
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8/24
2020
Kimarlee Nguyen • "...I tip my head back like this, right and remember me, all bruises and anger, leaning back, jus… https://t.co/aRflpxE1Vx
8/20
2020
.@CityTechNews is seeking proposals for its 5th Annual Science Fiction Symposium! They are reviewing paper presenta… https://t.co/cXS6SSwAdnVery excited to open registration for our online reading groups! You'll take part in thoughtful discussions guided… https://t.co/P2q8zrB45Q
8/18
2020
Applications for @aaww's 2021 Margins Fellowship for emerging creative writers of color are now open through Sept 7… https://t.co/eLohJEv0kb
8/12
2020
A few of our most popular online writing workshops are back and open for registration! Introduce yoga into your cre… https://t.co/IZunaM9LnH
8/11
2020
BIG congrats to former CFF bookseller @lindadiazmusic for winning @nprmusic's Tiny Desk Contest! 🤗 Linda's music i… https://t.co/N6BtMgj7vO
8/7
2020
Toni Morrison・"Your life is already artful - waiting, just waiting, for you to make it art." https://t.co/eKL91j2i1nOur bookstore is open for in-store shopping and curbside pick-up today, 11am-7pm! What's on your reading list this… https://t.co/3UDtTSBpID
8/5
2020
The @AntibodSeries @BincFoundation #fundraiser is this Thursday at 8pm EST with lit #superstars @jerichobrownhttps://t.co/dz3qb6vMad
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8/3
2020
The #DTBKartfund provides $50k in grants for eligible public art + accessibility project ideas that enhance public… https://t.co/kq1dNBmssE
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7/31
2020
#bookmail Ordered #TheBeautyOfYourFace by @SaharMustafah out from @wwnorton . Really looking forward to reading thi… https://t.co/Y3XXRxgikN
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7/30
2020
Maybe not the headliner but don't sleep on Padma and Miguel's event. It's at lunchtime (for those of us on the east… https://t.co/YrETQcjADJ
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7/28
2020
This week in virtual author events! Tues, 7/28: @EDonoghueWriter + Roddy Doyle → https://t.co/dfsQ5OTOBd Thurs,… https://t.co/3glnaWbuJX
7/27
2020
It's storytime! Today the wonderful actor Ann Dowd reads THERE'S A BUG ON MY ARM THAT WON'T LET GO by writer and il… https://t.co/Y01mWXoeEyMy conversation with @Urrealism, hosted by @Center4Fiction, where we discuss the realities of the Mexico-U.S. borde… https://t.co/7hkPqNScvE
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7/24
2020
Next Tues, July 28, 12PM ET — Beloved Irish storytellers Emma Donoghue and Roddy Doyle in conversation! To regist… https://t.co/uYqHkZLC8z
7/23
2020
We are so pleased to announce the long list for the 2020 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize today! The winner rec… https://t.co/1Ip7zelcQA📚 Emma Donoghue in Conversation with Roddy Doyle – via @Center4Fiction https://t.co/qTtFMsKRXU
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7/22
2020
This week in free events! Wed, 7/22: @DW_Gibson on 14 MILES: BUILDING THE BORDER WALL with @Urrealism →… https://t.co/L3kqxvPZqi
7/21
2020
Publishers Weekly is hiring a nonfiction reviews editor for cookbooks, memoir, pop culture, travel, and more. Apply… https://t.co/6yBP6x4tT3
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7/20
2020
Today's #storytime features the award-winning actor Ann Dowd reading @kyomaclear's STORY BOAT (@TundraBooks), a pic… https://t.co/lcxV5LJbtnDropped in to say hello to my novel (and other books) at the @Center4Fiction bookstore. Glad to be able to finally… https://t.co/a1oRAD20U1
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7/17
2020
swallow and bathe breathe believe through drought you survive —Evie Shockley @seminewblack #PoemADay https://t.co/bxb1hdrqDG
Retweeted by The Center for FictionPlease join us 3 weeks from tonight for an all-star fundraiser supporting @BINCFoundation COVID relief efforts, fea… https://t.co/hM6brL4q4w
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7/16
2020
Proud to partner w/ @kwelijournal on the opening keynote for #KweliLitFest. The virtual fest marks Kweli's 10-YEAR… https://t.co/BfaIXfPLaDWe can't thank our members enough for showing their support during this challenging time. Starting today, from 11… https://t.co/OGBVNOy2q9A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and the winner of the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, IN WEST MI… https://t.co/g5gH8l77Xq
Retweeted by The Center for Fiction @ElvinaGB @krayz4libraries So glad you enjoyed it! Those two are incredible.Saturday, July 18 at 4 pm CT: Kweli International Literary Festival in partnership with The Center for Fiction pres… https://t.co/KB5fDDxLuk
Retweeted by The Center for FictionJoin @SGJ72 tonight at 7:30 PM ET for virtual book talk with @victorlavalle hosted by @Center4Fiction!! 📚 #fictionhttps://t.co/LBXw4Cs28o
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7/15
2020
This coming Wednesday at 5:00 PM, join author Stephen Graham Jones as he discusses his horror novel, The Only Good… https://t.co/cbi2ZlR1ab
Retweeted by The Center for FictionOn August 6, don't miss a very special reading featuring Whiting winner @jerichobrown, Carmen Maria Machado, Celest… https://t.co/NaQy1NmTXY
Retweeted by The Center for FictionSubmissions for the 2021 Young Lions Fiction Award are now open (and digital)! Head over to https://t.co/fNQ78Gsjzwhttps://t.co/lojpGDayeI
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7/14
2020
We're excited to re-open our bookstore to the public for safe in-store browsing this Sat, July 18! And our members… https://t.co/lwrPOlGPOnSee you this week! All online events are free and start at 7:30pm ET. Tues, 7/14: @sheilakohler on OPEN SECRETS (… https://t.co/0YRBpu0GMT
7/13
2020
The @Center4Fiction is hiring booksellers ($18/hour) (part time) to join their team at the Center's bookstore when… https://t.co/mGXOXjA39H
Retweeted by The Center for FictionAs the season finale of The Antibody with Brian Gresko, we're hosting a fundraiser for Book Industry Charitable Fou… https://t.co/vXMxCU93LC
7/10
2020
Tune in tomorrow to see @aaciman and Stacy D’Erasmo discuss the classic that inspired Call Me By Your Name, OLIVIA… https://t.co/GNizqH78mR
Retweeted by The Center for FictionTONIGHT AT 7:30 PM! FRATERNITY author Benjamin Nugent will be in conversation with Leslie Jamison to discuss the… https://t.co/M6S3jycHYh
Retweeted by The Center for FictionThe @BINCFoundation provides assistance to independent bookstores across the US. On 8/6 join The Antibody for a fun… https://t.co/CCMcgUgkkZ
Retweeted by The Center for FictionYeay! Excited to learn from evening's @Center4Fiction convo between @blueifiwasnt and @dopequeenpheebs that Lawson… https://t.co/4pVumZsEw6
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7/8
2020
There's still time enroll in our poetry, essay, and flash fiction summer writing workshops for teenagers, which are… https://t.co/nUG157nJQqWe are excited to announce that @BKSKarchitects will present @Center4Fiction at the virtual Interiors Speed Present… https://t.co/nuftP3zYPz
Retweeted by The Center for FictionUpcoming events this week! All free and starting at 7:30pm ET. Tues, 7/7: @blueifiwasnt + @dopequeenpheebs →… https://t.co/b92RNJvrcLRegister online at https://t.co/ZAMQ7BRYUD https://t.co/lgYrmMEWKz
7/6
2020
Powerful words and insights from black agents, editors, and booksellers, including our board chair Erroll McDonald.… https://t.co/zyRiIbVmPpTonight's Science Intersecting Art w/ Helen Phillips and Dr. Sarah Allen is going to be fascinating! Their initial… https://t.co/FcbTylEtO5Thank you for all the #PubDay fab. 6/30 was awesome. Today’s gonna be another good day. ☀️ #ThisIsMajor cake by… https://t.co/xzLrVEG05D
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7/1
2020
My final act of self-promotion. For today. Looking forward to talking with @marinaendicott about ships, Greek, and… https://t.co/RB1TEpGawU
Retweeted by The Center for FictionYou can catch Shayla Lawson (MF 17) in conversation with Phoebe Robinson about her new essay collection, THIS IS MA… https://t.co/5SFsMUdRoE
Retweeted by The Center for FictionTonight at 7:30pm ET — @marinaendicott and @MaryNorrisTNY! RSVP online at https://t.co/aZKxvuvAwN https://t.co/mYpe5ndBEt
6/30
2020
TONIGHT at 7:30pm ET @Center4Fiction is hosting a free virtual reading with the 2020 #Lammys fiction winners… https://t.co/6FM9adExfk
Retweeted by The Center for FictionJACOB'S NEW DRESS by Ian and @SarahHoffman101, ill. by @ChrisCaseTweets is this week's featured storytime book! And… https://t.co/J1hxP5D0pVThis week in online events! 6/29: @LambdaLiterary reading w/ @ndennis_benn @fifidunks @brywashing + Hazel Jane Pl… https://t.co/6g9WPt8icF
6/29
2020

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