Jewish Lit Live Presents Annabelle Gurwitch
The George Washington University Department of English and Jewish Lit Live (JLL) proudly present a reading by Annabelle Gurwitch on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 7:00 PM in The GW Marvin Center Amphitheater.
Annabelle Gurwitch is an American comedienne, actress, and writer. She will be reading from her new book, I See You Made and Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50. Gurwitch is “one of the first trio of Women selected as nominees, along with Roz Chast, for The Thurber Prize for Humor,” and the first author for Jewish Literature Live 2016.
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.
This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. First come- first serve seating.
The Cloyd Heck Marvin Center (MC) Address: 800 21st Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20052
Upcoming JLL Spring 2016 Author Events:
Peter Slevin, author of Michelle Obama: A Life
Thursday, February 4, 2016
7:00 – 8:30 PM
Marvin Center 301