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A Glob­al Lit­er­ary Con­ver­sa­tion: On Artists in Cap­tiv­i­ty with Simon Parkin and Susan Wider

Hosted By: The Jewish Book Council

Join the inau­gur­al event of the Glob­al Jew­ish Lit­er­ary Alliance, with a con­ver­sa­tion between authors Simon Parkin and Susan Wider, dis­cussing their award-win­ning books.

Simon Parkin is the win­ner of the 2023 Wingate Prize for his book The Island of Extra­or­di­nary Cap­tives: A Painter, a Poet, an Heiress, and a Spy in a World War II British Intern­ment Camp. Susan Wider is the win­ner of the Young Adult Lit­er­a­ture cat­e­go­ry of the 72nd Nation­al Jew­ish Book Awards for her book It’s My Whole Life: Char­lotte Salomon: An Artist in Hid­ing Dur­ing World War II. They will also be dis­cussing the role of Jew­ish artists in the Holo­caust and what their impris­on­ment meant to the Jew­ish world of art, and so much more.

The con­ver­sa­tion will be mod­er­at­ed by Doron Krakow, pres­i­dent and CEO of JCC Asso­ci­a­tion of North Amer­i­ca. In addi­tion, the evening will see the launch of the Glob­al Jew­ish Lit­er­ary Resource Center.

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