Authoring Advocacy: Bearing Witness in an Era of Mass Incarceration

Friday, November 1, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
112 West 27th Street #600, New York, NY


Event of Note:

What is the responsibility of writers to confront our era of mass incarceration, and how do we bear witness without assuming voyeuristic or exploitative perspectives? Join for a reading featuring 2018 PEN America Writing For Justice Fellows Justin Rovillos Monson and Reginald Dwayne Betts, and Asian American Writers’ Workshop’s The Witness Program writers Roshan AbrahamChristina Olivares, & Sarah Wang. A closing conversation will explore the ethics, challenges and necessity of writing about mass incarceration from a variety of perspectives and lived experiences.

$5 Suggested Donation

No one will be turned away for lack of funds. All donations go to AAWW public programs. The Asian American Writers’ Workshop is a national nonprofit dedicated to the belief that Asian American stories deserve to be told.