Mimi Schwartz is an award-winning, socially conscious American author, educator, and public speaker. More…

Latest Book

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.

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Upcoming Events

March 4-7
“When Confession Isn’t Enough: Turning Adversity into Art” — Panel Talk
Associated Writing Programs Conference
San Antonio, Texas

March 25-28
College Composition and Communication Conference
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 March 26: “Weaving Memoir and History” — Main Speaker
Creative Nonfiction Standing Group from 6-7 p.m.
Date TBA: “Writing Creative Nonfiction: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary”