Montreal - Toronto Express: Jewish Culture and Literature
North of the Border - A 3 Part Series
In collaboration with Old Dominion University, the Canadian Association of Jewish Scholars,
and the Vered Center of Jewish Studies at the University of Ottawa
Monday, March 1 | 7:30 pm (EST)
Join Jewish community member and Old Dominion University professor, Dr. Peter Shulman, as he moderates a discussion with award-winning author Lisa Richter, the second in a series of outstanding Jewish Canadian literary greats. Join us for all three events, and explore Jewish Culture and Literature North of the Border! Lisa Richter continues the series, followed by Melanie Loisel on March 24.
Lisa Richter is the author of the poetry collection Closer to Where We Began (Tightrope Books, 2017) and a chapbook Intertextual. Her poetry and nonfiction have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies including Thew Quarterly, The Mahalat Review, The Literary Review of Canada, and The Puritan. Nautilus and Bone (Frontenac House, 2020) has just been awarded the prestigious 2020 National Jewish Book Award.
The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater & the Simon Family JCC’s Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival is held in coordination with the Jewish Book Council,
the only organization in the organized American Jewish community whose sole purpose is the promotion of Jewish books.
The Zoom information for the event is below.
Link to Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 879 3312 1057
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