Jewish Women, from Exile to Reinvention: Author Talk with Anna Solomon

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Event Time
2:00 PM
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Jewish Women, from Exile to Reinvention: Author Talk with Anna Solomon

2pm PDT

Anna Solomon’s most recent and celebrated novel, The Book of V., travels through centuries, private lives and Jewish traditions. Join her and Deborah Engel Kollin in conversation about how Esther and Vashti and other Jewish heroines ended up in her work.

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Anna Solomon is the author of two previous novels, Leaving Lucy Pear and The Little Bride, and a two-time winner of the Pushcart Prize. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in publications including The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Globe, One Story, Ploughshares, and Slate. She is also co-editor of Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today's Best Women Writers, and previously worked as a radio journalist. Born and raised in Gloucester, MA, she now makes her home in Brooklyn, NY, with her husband and two children.



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Deb Engel Kollin serves as the Relationship Manager for the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program. Deb previously spent twelve years as Director of Operations for Pressman Academy, and has worked in various settings in Los Angeles and Israel as a Jewish educator and community builder for decades. She holds an MA in Jewish Education from American Jewish University.






Event Contact
Contact Name
The Whizin Center for Continuing Education
Phone Number
(310) 440-1572