Upcoming AAWW at 30 Events

December 14, 2021 , 7:00 PM

AAWW AT 30: ACTIVATING THE ARCHIVE

Amitava Kumar, Monica Youn, Alexander Chee, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Hua Hsu


REGISTER HERE In December, we'll celebrate the final event of our AAWW at 30 retrospective series with Amitava Kumar, Monica Youn, Alexander Chee, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, and Hua Hsu. These writers from our community have all played a unique role in the Workshop's history – from hosting their first book...

Past AAWW at 30 Events

AAWW at 30: In the Heart

November 29, 2021 , 7:00 PM

AAWW AT 30: IN THE HEART

Marina Budhos, Curtis Chin, Barbara Tran, Monique Truong, Rajini Srikanth, Sunaina Maira, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Lisa Ko, Andrea Louie, Eileen Tabios, Tammy Kim, Humera Afridi, Joseph Lee, Emperatriz Ung


RSVP HERE! The Asian American Writers' Workshop was founded in 1991 by four friends, who shared a passion and energy for uplifting the work of Asian American writers. Publishing literature from the Asian diaspora has been at the heart of the Workshop's mission since the organization's founding, and as we...

AAWW at 30: Different Versions of Home

October 27, 2021 , 7:00 PM

AAWW AT 30: DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF HOME

Jafreen Uddin, Snighda Sur, Cathy Linh Che, Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis


For AAWW at 30, we'll celebrate with leaders of major Asian American organizations and publications the importance of finding a space of our own plus the literal and figurative definitions of home. Moderated by Cathy Linh Che of Kundiman, the panel features our very own Jafreen Uddin, Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific Center, and Snigdha Sur of The Juggernaut.

AAWW at 30: Muslim Representation in Media

September 24, 2021 , 7:00 PM

AAWW AT 30: MUSLIM REPRESENTATION IN MEDIA

Aman Ali, Zeshawn Ali, Aizzah Fatima, Sahar Jahani, Adam Gagan


RSVP HERE! Twenty years after 9/11, leading Muslim screenwriters come together to discuss the state of Muslim American representation onscreen. Panelists will wrestle with the multi-faceted challenges of representing a tremendously diverse population, exploring how far we've come and, just as critically, how far we still have to go. Featuring...