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Literary Modiin - July 2024 Author Event

Join Literary Modiin for our July 2024 event, featuring Marcela Sulak (THE FAULT), Maya Arad (THE HEBREW TEACHER) and Mimi Zieman (TAP DANCING ON EVEREST).

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Literary Modiin - July 2024 Author Event
Literary Modiin - July 2024 Author Event

Time & Location

Jul 14, 2024, 8:00 PM GMT+3

Zoom book event

About the Event

About the authors:

Maya Arad is the author of eleven books of Hebrew fiction, as well as studies in literary criticism and linguistics. Born in Israel in 1971, she received a PhD in linguistics from University College London and for the past twenty years has lived in California where she is currently writer in residence at Stanford University’s Taube Center for Jewish Studies.

Marcela Sulak's fifth title with Black Lawrence Press,  a novella-in-verse, The Fault, is forthcoming in July 2024. Her previous four titles include three poetry collections, City of Skypapers, a 2021 finalist for the National Jewish Book Award, Decency, and Immigrant, as well as her lyric memoir, Mouth Full of Seeds. She’s co-edited with Jacqueline Kolosov the 2015 Rose Metal Press title Family Resemblance. An Anthology and Exploration of 8 Hybrid Literary Genres. Sulak, who translates from the Hebrew, Czech, and French, is a 2019 NEA Translation Fellow, and her fourth book-length translation of poetry: Twenty Girls to Envy Me: Selected Poems of Orit Gidali, was nominated for the 2017 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation (University of Texas Press). Her essays have appeared in The Boston Review, The Iowa Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Asymptote, and Gulf Coast online, among others. Marcela Sulak directs the Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Bar-Ilan University. She also edits The Ilanot Review.

Mimi Zieman is a writer, physician, and speaker, with a new memoir, Tap Dancing on Everest, about the risks we take to become our truest selves. She’s also written a play, The Post-Roe Monologues, and a medical guide, Managing Contraception. Her writing has appeared in Newsweek,  Salon, The Sun Magazine, Ms. Magazine, The Forward, NBC News, and other publications. The National Council Jewish Women Atlanta honored her with the Women Who Dare Award for reproductive rights advocacy. Her Substack newsletter, provides medical news along with inspiration from art and nature. Learn more at www.mimiziemanmd.com

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