The Center for Fiction

17 East 47th Street, New York, NY, New York, NY 10017


  • What Makes an Editor Keep Reading? Led by Dawn Raffel

    Editors, agents—and, for that matter, real-world readers—make snap decisions. What makes them keep reading? What are three things you want to establish immediately, regardless of whether you're writing traditional or transgressive fiction, or anything in between? What are three things that can …


previous events

  • First Novel Fête

    Join us for the Fifth Annual First Novel Fete on Monday, December 8. There will be drinks, mingling, and readings from the finalists for this year's Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize. All the proceeds go to support our Books for NYC Schools/KidsRead program!