Happening at NYFA



Events: Feb. 4 Workshop – “Every Artist Insured: Navigating Health Care Reform”

Every Artist Insured: Navigating Health Care Reform Date: Tuesday, February 4, 6–8 p.m.Location: NYFA’s offices, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (map)Cost: Free; RSVP required (link). Presented by Renata Marinaro, Director of Eastern Region Health Services at The Actors Fund, this free workshop will help you understand the Affordable Care Act and provide you…

It was the most immensely encouraging thing. It had been seven years since I’d finished my first novel and the NYFA grant made me feel that I might yet finish another one. It took the edge off my doubt and spurred me to start working seriously again. It was a turning point for me as…

Meet a NYFA Artist: Jenny Offill

NYFA talks to Jenny Offill (NYFA Fellow in Fiction, 2006) about writing at night, unhinged narrators, and her new book, Dept. of Speculation, which will be published by Knopf later this month.  NYFA will be doing a reading with Jenny at Barnes and Noble on February 18. Please visit our Events page for details.  NYFA:…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 53

Featured Artist: Grace Jahng Lee Born stateless on a U.S. military base in Seoul, Grace Jahng Lee is a writer of prose and poetry. Fragmented lives, memory, metaphorical border crossings, and the search for home are central themes in her writing, which is inspired by transmigratory experiences growing up on four continents. Her writing centralizes…