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Artist News | Book Launch of Seeing Slowly

Conversation with Michael Findlay and Saïd Sayrafiezadeh on Thursday, September 28, 7:00 – 8:00 PM  NYFA Board Member and director of Aquavella Galleries Michael Findlay is launching his new book, Seeing Slowly: Looking at Modern Art on Thursday, September 28, 7-8PM at the Strand’s Rare Book Room in conversation with NYFA Board Member and NYSCA/NYFA…

NYFA Presents: PEN America Reading with Abeer Hoque, Lisa Ko, Sarah Schulman, and Joan Silber

NYFA and PEN America present a reading featuring NYFA Literary Fellows and PEN America Members. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of NYFA’s Artists’ Fellowship program, this event will bring together writers whose NYFA Fellowship helped foster their creative work. Now established in their writing careers, these Fellows are all Professional Members of PEN America,…

The Surviving Artist in a Changing New York at Brooklyn Historical Society

Three NYFA and Whiting Award winners talk about the effect of New York’s convulsive cultural, financial, and political changes on writers New York City has long been known as the creative capital of the world, but what exactly has contributed to the city’s magnetism, and are those elements now in flux?  Dael Orlandersmith (Fiction ‘96),…

NYFA Presents: Three Decades of Writing Fellows with Gregory Pardlo, Deanna Fei, Shelly Oria, and Teddy Wayne

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 7:00 PM Reading at McNally Jackson Books NYFA Board member and three-time fellowship recipient Saïd Sayrafiezadeh will be hosting the fourth event in this reading series featuring NYFA writing fellows and finalists. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo (Fellow ‘05), Deanna Fei (Fellow ‘06), Shelly Oria (Finalist ‘15), and Teddy Wayne (Finalist ‘12) will be reading. NYFA Presents: Three Decades of Writing…

NYFA Presents: Three Decades of Writing Fellows with Kathryn Harrison, Phillip Lopate, Catherine Lacey, and Rajesh Parameswaran

Monday, January 25, 7:00 PM Reading at Housing Works Bookstore in New York City NYFA Board member and three-time fellowship recipient Saïd Sayrafiezadeh will be returning to host the third event in this reading series featuring NYFA writing fellows. Kathryn Harrison (Fellow ‘94), Phillip Lopate (Fellow ‘91), Catherine Lacey (Fellow ‘12), and Rajesh Parameswaran (Fellow ‘15) will…