Jewish Lit Live Presents Judith Viorst
The George Washington University Department of English and Jewish Lit Live (JLL) proudly present a reading by Judith Viorst on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 7:00PM in The GW Marvin Center.
Judith Viorst is an American writer and psychoanalyst. She has written over fifty books — for adults and children—including Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Murdering Mr. Monti, and Imperfect Control. A DC native and recipient of the 2011 Foremother Award for Lifetime Achievement from the National Research Center for Women & Families, Viorst will be reading from her book Necessary Losses: The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies, and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow.
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