Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program
2013 Jewish Writers Series
Allegra Goodman, Author
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
State Room East, IMU
Allegra Goodman is the author of Intuition, Paradise Park, Kaaterskill Falls, The Family Markowitz, and Total Immersion. The Other Side of the Island is her first book for younger readers. Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Commentary, and Ploughshares, Prize Stories: the O. Henry Awards and Best American Short Stories. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The New Republic, The Boston Globe, and The American Scholar. Raised in Honolulu, Goodman studied English and philosophy at Harvard and received a PhD in English literature from Stanford. She is the recipient of a Whiting Writer’s Award, the Salon Award for Fiction, and a fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced study. She lives with her family in Cambridge, Mass, where she is writing a new novel.
The Borns Jewish Studies Program is pleased to announce a Jewish writers series featuring four noted contemporary Jewish authors.
This program is free and open to the public. If you have a disability and need assisstance, arrangements can be made to accomodate most needs. Please contact the Borns Jewish Studies Program at 812-855-0453 or firstname.lastname@example.org.