Lore Segal is a celebrated novelist and author of eight books for children, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 2009 for Shakespeare’s Kitchen, a novel. Born in Vienna in 1928, she was among the first group rescued from Hitler during the Kindertransport mission. Her stories about being a refugee were later published in The New Yorker and elsewhere.
Her stories of assimilation and struggle, in various forms and genres, have won her a wide, admiring audience and numerous awards and prizes. She has taught at Columbia, Princeton, and Sarah Lawrence, among other colleges.
This reading is co-sponsored by the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.
Please join us for a talk by award-winning writer
Tuesday, April 22nd 7:30 p.m. Abernethy Room, Axinn
Rick Bass is the author of over 30 books, including, most recently, a novel, All The Land To Hold Us. His short stories and essays have appeared in Best American Short Stories, Best Spiritual Writing, Best Science Writing, Best American Travel Writing, and numerous other anthologies. His books have been nominated for or received The Story Prize, the PEN/Nelson Algren Award for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the John Burroughs Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. He lives in northwest Montana’s Yaak Valley.
Co-sponsored by Environmental Affairs and The Academic Enrichment Fund