‘Events’ Archive

Books for NYC Kids event on April 10: A ReadThis and Center for Fiction joint project

Sci-Fi Adventures: Kurt Andersen, Rick Moody, NK Jemisen

Literary giants ANDERSEN and MOODY might not be the first names that come to mind when one’s thoughts turn to sci-fi, but as it turn out they are not just fans, but practitioners. ANDERSEN reads from his short story included in a sci-fi collection edited by Neil Gaiman, “Stories: All New Tales,” coming out in […]

Young Adult Spectacular: Cecily von Ziegesar (Gossip Girl), Scott Westerfeld (Uglies, Leviathan), Justine Larbalestier (Liar), and Bennett Madison (The Blonde of the Joke)

What is it like to watch your bestselling book series become a hit TV show? How do you create an alternate universe? With work ranging in subject matter from steampunk to rich kids to compulsive liars to shoplifiting, this is said to be the Golden Age of Teen Fiction. Hear four fascinating YA stars read […]

ReadThis and the Center for Fiction partner to hold day-long book-drive for NYC Kids in Need

Bring your gently used children’s or adult books to the Center for Fiction and join in┬áliterary festivities for all ages, including “Make Your Own Books” with distinguished artists; Instant Writer Workshops for Teens and Adults, Readings; Panel Discussions on such topics as How To Get Published, The Futility of Interviewing Musicians, and Writing About Money […]