What Everyone’s Talking About: The Craft of Confession – Three Writers Talk about Writing Memoir

Join Ariel LevyDaphne Merkin, and Dani Shapiro as they discuss their approach to memoir and all of its hurdles and revelations. Levy’s most recent memoir is the New York Times best seller The Rules Do Not Apply, Merkin’s is This Close to Happy, and Shapiro’s is Hourglass.

In this blockbuster series, Abigail Pogrebin–author and former 60 Minutes producer–unpacks the controversies, careers, and events in the news with fascinating guests. Abigail Pogrebin, a Yale graduate, is the author of Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk about Being Jewish and One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin and What I’ve Learned About Everyone’s Struggle to be Singular. Abigail began her career in broadcast journalism, producing for Fred W. Friendly, Charlie Rose, and Bill Moyers at PBS, and then for six years at CBS News’ 60 Minutes, first as a producer for Ed Bradley, then for Mike Wallace. Her new book, My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew,chronicles her immersion into the Jewish calendar. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children.

Nov 29, 2017
7:30PM – 9:00PM

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