George Washington University’s Department of English and Jewish Lit Live (JLL) proudly present a reading by Jean Korelitz on Tuesday, March 3 at 7pm in the Marvin Center Room 301. The event is free and is open to the public.
Born and raised in New York City and educated at Dartmouth College and Clare College, Cambridge, she lives in New York City with her husband, Irish poet Paul Muldoon, and their children. She is the founder of BOOKTHEWRITER, a New York City based service that connects authors and book groups.
In 2013, her novel Admission was turned into a romantic comedy-drama film directed by Paul Weitz and starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd. Her non-fiction has appeared in various anthologies and in publications such as Vogue, Real Simple, Reader’s Digest and The New York Times.
Jewish Lit Live hosts rising and renowned Jewish American writers to speak with the GW and literary community. Guest speakers have included emerging leaders, National Humanities Award Recipients, international bestsellers, and UN-Award Winning Writers, e.g. Michael Chabon, E.L. Doctorow, Nicole Krauss, & Erica Jong.
Jewish Literature Live is made possible by the generous support of David Bruce Smith, BA ’79, a former member of GW’s Board of Trustees and an alumnus of the English Department.
Upcoming JLL Spring 2015 Author Events:
Tom Beller: Thursday, March 26 J.D Salinger: The Escape Artist. Marvin Center Amphitheater 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Michelle Brafman: Thursday, April 9 Washing the Dead Marvin Center Amphitheater 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Gary Shteyngart: Thursday, April 23 Little Failure Jack Morton Auditorium 7:00 – 8:30 PM