Reception, workshop and dramatic reading in celebration of the life, poetry and the evocative context of Nelly Sachs, winner of the 1966 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Inspired by the publication of the American edition of Nelly Sachs: Flight and Metamorphosis, the documented biography of the Nobel prize-winning poet Nelly Sachs, by author Aris Fioretos (Stanford University Press, 2012), Mr. Fioretos will be available for book signings (books will also be available for purchase.)
Seating is limited.
Co-sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts (SiCa) and the Taube Center for Jewish Studies
POST EVENT RELATED PUBLICATIONS:
"Nelly Sachs. Ever hear of her? Nobel poet finds new recognition"
THE BOOK HAVEN, Stanford University, March 2012
JEWISH REVIEW OF BOOKS, Vol. 10, Summer 2012