Sun, Feb 18|
Zoom book event
Literary Modiin - February 2024 Author Event
Join Literary Modiin for our February 2024 event, featuring Dina Kraft (MY FRIEND ANNE FRANK), Courtney Sender (IN OTHER LIFETIMES ALL I'VE LOST COMES BACK TO ME) and Michelle Cameron (BABYLON).
Time & Location
Feb 18, 2024, 8:00 PM GMT+2
Zoom book event
About the Event
About the authors:
Courtney Sender's essays have appeared in The New York Times' Modern Love, The Atlantic, and Slate, and her short stories have appeared in Ploughshares, AGNI, The Kenyon Review, American Short Fiction, Tin House, and many others. Her debut book, In Other Lifetimes All I've Lost Comes Back to Me (WVU Press 2023), was called "a stunner from the very first page" by Deesha Philyaw, "miraculous" by Ann Patchett, and "literary rock 'n' roll" by Aimee Bender. A Yaddo and MacDowell fellow, Courtney holds an MFA from the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars and an MTS from Harvard Divinity School. She is currently at work on a debut novel. www.courtneysender.com
Dina Kraft is co-author of the best-selling book, My Friend Anne Frank , a memoir she wrote with Hannah Pick-Goslar. She is opinion editor at Haaretz English and co-host of Groundwork, a podcast about Israelis and Palestinians working for change. Previously Dina was a foreign correspondent for The Associated Press, The Christian Science Monitor and JTA. Dina has reported from over a dozen countries and was the recipient of a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard and an Ochberg fellowship at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Moment Magazine among others. She was a winner of the 2020 B’nai B’rith World Center-Jerusalem Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage.
Michelle Cameron is the author of Jewish historical fiction, with her most recent being Babylon: A Novel of Jewish Captivity. Previous work includes the award-winning Beyond the Ghetto Gates and The Fruit of Her Hands: the story of Shira of Ashkenaz. She has also published a verse novel, In the Shadow of the Globe. Napoleon’s Mirage, the sequel to Beyond the Ghetto Gates, is forthcoming in November 2024. Michelle is a director of The Writers Circle, a NJ-based creative writing program serving children, teens, and adults. She lives in Chatham, NJ, with her husband and has two grown sons of whom she is inordinately proud.