Monthly Meeting–Saturday, August 2, 2014
The Frisco Room at The Library Station, 2535 N. Kansas Expressway, Springfield, MO
Critique group at 10:00 a. m. followed by lunch at Panera and our speaker at 1:00 p.m.
Author Mara W. Cohen will give us insight and tips on writing your first novel at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2014, at The Library Station in Springfield, Missouri.
Mara teaches in the English Department at Missouri State University.
With degrees from both Columbia University (NYC) and Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA), she is working on her doctorate at The Spertus Institute of Jewish Leadership and Learning in Chicago.
In addition to writing historical fiction about the Jews of Greece, she the co-director of the Telling Traditions Project, which has a mission to preserve the history of the Jews of the Ozarks and does research on American haggadot.
Along with this first novel, her first documentary “Home, Community, Tradition:The Women of Temple Israel,” about the Jewish women of Springfield, MO, is available from the project.
Very concerned about preserving Jewish history, Ms. Cohen has just completed, with M. Rachel Gholson, “Jews of Springfield in the Ozarks” published by Arcadia Press.
A world traveler, she loves meeting her fans, so consider inviting her to your community.
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