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A Conversation with Author Ayelet Tsabari
A Conversation with Author Ayelet TsabariSunday, December 12, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:15 am
For Jewish Book Month, join a worldwide community of readers for a live online conversation with author Ayelet Tsabari
$18 | $10 for Spertus members | $8 for students and Spertus alumni
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This program will take place via Zoom. Login information and instructions will be provided to ticket holders by email 48 hours in advance.
Stunning… Tsabari creates complex, conflicted, prickly people you’ll
want to get to know better. —KIRKUS, starred review
It’s impossible not to be awestruck by the depth and
power rendered in Tsabari’s stories. —ELLE
Tsabari has created a new type of Jewish
immigrant storytelling. —HAARETZ
Reminiscent of Jhumpa Lahiri, Tsabari creates characters who grapple with love, identity, and the challenges of balancing old traditions with modern times.
Her books have won the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, the Edward Lewis Wallant Award for Jewish Fiction, and the Canadian Jewish Literary Award. They have been named a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and a Kirkus Review best book of the year.
A world traveler, Tsabari was born in Tel Aviv to a family of Yemeni descent. She teaches creative writing at University of King’s College in Halifax and University of Guelph, Ontario.
Tsabari will be interviewed by Spertus Dean & Chief Academic Officer Dr. Keren E. Fraiman.
Tsabari photo by Noa Yafe.
Thank you to media sponsor Jewish Chicago.
This program is part of the Solomon Goldman Lecture Series,
generously endowed by the late Rose and Sidney Shure.
Tsabari's books contain adult content.
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