Mimi Schwartz is an award-winning, socially conscious American author, educator, and public speaker. More…
Mimi Schwartz narrates twenty-five stories in her life, each enhanced by the social issues that shaped them. A child of German-Jewish immigrants, wife of over forty years, writer and professor, breast cancer survivor, traveler, tennis player, and recent widow, Schwartz invites readers to consider how individual experiences can challenge the “official” history —be it on assimilation, the women’s movement, racism, anti-Semitism, end-of-life issues, ethics in writing, or courtroom justice.
Beyond the I: When Memoir Meets History -workshop
New Hampshire Writers’ Project
Southern New Hampshire University
The Ford House, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
When History Is Personal: A Reading and Conversation
Abbott Library at 7 p.m.
Sunapee, New Hampshire