Join writers Joy Ladin and Lesléa Newman for an informal reading and discussion of their recent books of poetry, I Carry My Mother and Impersonation. Ladin and Newman will explore the universal experience of transition, loss and what comes after.
Joy Ladin is the author of seven books of poetry. Her memoir of gender transition, Through the Door of Life, was a 2012 National Jewish Book Award finalist. She is the David and Ruth Gottesman Chair in English at Stern College of Yeshiva University. Ladin has recently been awarded a 2016 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship.
Lesléa Newman is the author of 70 books for people of all ages, including the children’s classic Heather Has Two Mommies and the short story collection A Letter to Harvey Milk. She has won numerous awards, and from 2008 to 2010 served as poet laureate of Northampton, MA
Event Location: Temple Beth Zion
1566 Beacon Street, Brookline MA, Brookline, Massachusetts, 02446
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