JAHLIT 2022: Keynote Presentation
The Betsy Hotel and The Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Association present Public Programs for the 2022 Annual Symposium in Miami Beach
Keynote presentation by Dr. Margot Singer, winner of the Edgar Lewish Wallant Award for Underground Fugue (Melville House, 2017) and the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction for The Pale of Settlement (University of Georgia Press, 2007.) Singer’s short stories and essays have appeared in The Kenyon Review, Conjunctions, The Gettysburg Review, Shenandoah, The Normal School, The Sun, and many others. Dr. Singer is a Professor of English at Denison University.
Poetry reading by Dr. Maxim D. Shrayer, author of Of Politics and Pandemics: Songs of a Russian Immigrant (M-Graphics Publishing, 2020). Shrayer has authored and edited twenty books of scholarship, nonfiction, fiction, poetry and translation in English and Russian and won a 2007 National Jewish Book Award. He is a Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies at Boston College and a Guggenheim Fellow.
All events are free and will take place in The Gallery, Hohauser Wing, The Betsy Hotel.