Sun, Oct 03|
Zoom Book Event
Literary Modiin - October 2021 Author Event
Join us for Literary Modiin's October author event, featuring Leah Scheier (The Last Words We Said), Miriam Cohen (Adults and Other Children), and Sarah Blake (The Guest Book)
Time & Location
Oct 03, 2021, 1:00 PM EDT
Zoom Book Event
About the Event
More about the authors:
Sarah Blake is the author of FULL TURN, a chapbook of poems, RUNAWAY GIRLS, an artist book in collaboration with the artist, Robin Kahn, and three novels: GRANGE HOUSE; and the New York Times Bestsellers, THE POSTMISTRESS, and THE GUEST BOOK. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband, the poet Joshua Weiner, and their two sons.
Leah Scheier was born and raised in Baltimore, MD, and now lives in Modiin, Israel. Leah works as a full-time pediatrician and mom to three daughters and twin boys. Her first novel, SECRET LETTERS (Hyperion/Disney), received a starred review from School Library Journal and glowing reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist and VOYA. Her second novel, YOUR VOICE IS ALL I HEAR, (Sourcebooks Fire 2015) received a starred review from Booklist and praise from SLJ, VOYA and PW. RULES OF RAIN (Sourcebooks Fire 2017) was well reviewed by Kirkus, Booklist, and SLJ. Her fourth novel, THE LAST WORDS WE SAID (Simon &Schuster) is due to be released August 31, 2021 and tells the story of four Jewish teens in Atlanta and what happens when one of them disappears and they all blame themselves.
ADULTS AND OTHER CHILDREN is Miriam Cohen's debut collection. Her stories have appeared in The Black Warrior Review, StoryQuarterly, West Branch Wired, Cream City Review, The Florida Review, DIAGRAM, The Collagist, Cimarron Review, Carve, The Bennington Review, Fugue, Hobart, Image, Witness, Electric Lit, and Third Coast. The recipient of a Carol Houck Smith Fiction fellowship at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, she received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College.