Monday, July 5th at 7pm
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Join us for the twenty-third episode of Write America featuring award-winning novelist and screenwriter Susan Isaacs, novelist, playwright, and theater producer Jean Hanff Korelitz, & Pulitzer Prize nominated author Ishmael Reed as they read and discuss their works and about how books and art might bridge the deep divisions in our nation.
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ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
SUSAN ISAACS is the author of thirteen novels, including As Husbands Go, Long Time No See, Any Place I Hang My Hat and Compromising Positions. A recipient of the Writers for Writers Award and the John Steinbeck Award, Isaacs serves as chairman of the board of Poets & Writers, and is a past president of Mystery Writers of America. Her fiction has been translated into 30 languages. She lives on Long Island with her husband.
JEAN HANFF KORELITZ is the author of six novels, including You Should Have Known (adapted as HBO’s 2020 limited series, THE UNDOING, by David E. Kelley and starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant) and Admission (basis for the 2013 film starring Tina Fey). A new novel, The Plot, will be published in May, 2021. She lives in New York City.
ISHMAEL REED is the author of over twenty-five books including Mumbo Jumbo, Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, Conjugating Hindi, Why No Confederate Statues in Mexico and most recently Why the Black Hole Sings the Blues and The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda. He is also a publisher, television producer, songwriter, radio and television commentator, lecturer, and has long been devoted to exploring an alternative black aesthetic: the trickster tradition, or Neo-Hoodooism. A regular contributor to CounterPunch and founder of the Before Columbus Foundation, he taught at the University of California, Berkeley for over thirty years, retiring in 2005. Reed is the only person to be nominated for the National Book Award in two categories in the same year.