PEN New EnglandReadings at the Hotel MarloweJanna Malamud Smith is a writer and psychotherapist. She has lectured widely, and has published nationally and internationally in newspapers, magazines and journals including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Herald Tribune, The American Scholar and The Threepenny Review. She is the author of three books. The first two, Private Matters and A Potent Spell were both chosen as Notable Books by The New York Times Sunday Book Review. Her latest, My Father is a Book: a Memoir of Bernard Malamud received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, was selected as a Washington Post Best Book of the Year, and a New York Times Editor’s Choice. She has worked part time since 1979 in the Cambridge Health Alliance, in Cambridge Massachusetts where she sees patients, supervises and teaches psychotherapy. She has a private practice and is a Lecturer in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.Please note: this is an off-site event to be held at the Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge, MA. Directions to the Hotel Marlowe.
For info or questions, contact:
Emily Hiestand, / 617-497-1225.
About PEN New England
PEN New England is an organization of writers and all those who love the written word. Our mission is to advance the cause of literature in New England and defend freedom of expression everywhere. PEN New England is one of five regional branches of PEN American Center, and part of International PEN, the oldest human rights organization in the world, and also the oldest international literary organization. PEN NE is honored to collaborate with the Marlowe Hotel and Porter Square Books to produce the PEN-Marlowe Reading Series, now in its fourth year. The monthly reading series is programmed by two PEN NE board members and award-winning authors: fiction writer, Edith Pearlman, and essayist/photographer, Emily Hiestand. For more information, visit the PEN New England website. (booksense)