Tag: nonfiction



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,…

Conversations: Sarah Dohrmann Interviews Catherine Lacey

“I am a voice-obsessed writer and reader. To me, it’s everything.” Catherine Lacey (Fellow in Fiction ‘12) is the author of Nobody Is Ever Missing (FSG, 2014), a finalist for the NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award and winner of the 2015 Debut-litzer. The novel, which will soon be released in French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch and…

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…

NYFA Proudly Announces the 2014 Artists’ Fellowships Awardees

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of its Artists’ Fellowship Program. The organization has awarded a total of $630,000 to 93 artists (including three collaborations) throughout New York State in the following disciplines: crafts/sculpture; digital/electronic art; non-fiction literature; poetry, and printmaking/drawing/artist books.   Fifteen finalists (three per discipline),…