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.
Poetry and Memory: The Personal Meets the Political
A Joint Reading with Alicia Ostriker
Cornelia Street Café at 6:00 p.m.
New York, NY
Beyond the I: When History Meets Memoir
The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center at 12:30 and 4:30 p.m.
300 Riverside Dr.
Sleepy Hollow, NY
917-763-8566 to reserve