Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Ezra Glinter and Leah Kaminsky

Writer’s Block Bookstore & Rollins College Present: Ezra Glinter and Leah Kaminsky
Theme: Author
Location: Rollins College – Galloway Room
Date: November 15, 2016
Time: 7:00pm
Contact:  lauren@writersblockbookstore.com
124 E. Welbourne Avenue, Winter Park, Florida


Winter Park, FL (October 24, 2016) On November 12th Writer’s Block Bookstore and Rollins College will host authors Ezra Glinter & Leah Kaminsky. The event will be a conversation between the two authors in addition to individual presentations regarding their latest works.  The event will be NOVEMBER 15 from 7PM – 9PM. Ezra Glinter will be promoting Have I Got a Story for You, a collection of stories he curated from the Yiddish newspaper, The Forward. Leah Kaminsky will be promoting her latest novel The Waiting Room.

Ezra Glinter is The Forward’s deputy culture editor. His writing has appeared in the New Republic, Paris Review Daily, Bookforum, and The Walrus. His biography of the Lubavitcher Rebbe is forthcoming from Yale University Press.

Have I Got a Story for You  is a collection of Forty-two stories from America’s greatest Yiddish newspaper, The Forward published in English for the first time. The Forward is the most renowned Yiddish newspaper in the world it welcomed generations of immigrants to the United States, brought them news of Europe and the Middle East and provided them with everything from comic strips to noodle kugel recipes.Ezra Glinter and the Forward staff have combed through the archives to find the best stories published during the newspaper's 120-year history, from wartime novellas to avant-garde fiction to satirical sketches about immigrant life in New York.

Leah Kaminsky, physician and award-winning author, is Poetry Editor at the Medical Journal of Australia. Her books include We’re All Going to Die, Writer MD, and Cracking the Code. She holds an MFA in Fiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

The Waiting Room is the story of Dina, an Australian doctor born to Holocaust survivors who struggles to cope with life in Haifa during the ever-present threat of a terrorist attack. While dealing with difficult patients, a six-year-old son, and a marriage under strain, Dina is haunted by the dead mother she would rather forget.

Event will take place November 15 from 7pm – 9pm at Rollins College Galloway Room

For those who are hoping to pre-order Have I Got a Story for You and The Waiting Room can be directed to the following link:

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