R233. Difficult History: Jewish Fiction in the Alt-Right World
Thursday, March 8, 2018
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Amy Brill is the author of The Movement of Stars and a 2015 NYFA fiction fellow. Her fiction and essays have been appeared in One Story, The Common, Guernica, and several anthologies, and she's been awarded residencies at Millay Colony, Jentel, the American Antiquarian Society, and elsewhere.
Emily Barton is author of the novels The Book of Esther, Brookland, and The Testament of Yves Gundron. She has been reviewing books for the NYTBR for twenty years, and she publishes essays widely. Having taught writing at many programs, she currently teaches in the NYU graduate creative writing program.
Simone Zelitch is associate professor of English at Community College of Philadelphia where she established their Creative Writing Certificate and coordinates the English degree. A 2010 recipient of an NEA grant in Fiction, she is the author of five novels, most recently, Judenstaat.
Irina Reyn is the author of the novels The Imperial Wife and What Happened to Anna K, as well as the anthology, Living on the Edge of the World: New Jersey Writers Take on the Garden State. She teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.