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Oregon Jewish Museum: Jewish Voices: Poets And Writers Reading

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Oregon Jewish Museum
1953 NW Kearney St

Nov. 12, 2013, 7:30 p.m.


Six prominent Jewish poets and writers will read from their personal collections at the museum's annual reading:

David Axelrod, a professor at Eastern Oregon University who directs the Ars Poetica Lecture Series and co-edits the award-winning basalt: a journal of fine and literary arts.

Kerry Cohen, the author of six books whose work has been featured on Dr. Phil and Good Morning America, in the New York Times Modern Love column, The Washington Post, and on the BBC.

Ruth Tenzer Feldman, whose latest work of historical fiction, The Ninth Day, is the companion to her first novel, Blue Thread, which received a 2013 Oregon Book Award for Young Adult Literature.

Willa Schneberg, who has authored four poetry collections and received the Oregon Book Award In Poetry for In The Margins of The World.

Jodi Varon, the author of a memoir exploring Sephardic identity: Drawing to an Inside Straight: The Legacy of an Absent Father, a WILLA Award finalist from Women Writing the West.

Yuvi Zalkow, the author of A Brilliant Novel in the Works and creator of the "I'm a Failed Writer" online video series as well as the "Creative Turn" podcast.


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