Talk: “People I Am: Jew, Woman, Latin American & Writer,” Ana María Shua

The distinguished novelist Ana María Shua, author of The Book of Memories, will discuss her creative writing over the years and its relation to Argentine Jewish society and culture. (In English.)

Lunch provided with RSVP to by Friday, November 9.

Event details:

For parking: Nearest garage is San Jacinto Garage (SJG). See link: Google Maps 

Sponsored by: Gale Collaborative on Jewish Life in the Americas

About Ana María Shua:

Ana María Shua is an Argentine writer who has published over eighty books in numerous genres including: novels, short stories, micro fiction, poetry, drama, children's literature, books of humor and Jewish folklore, anthologies, film scripts, journalistic articles, and essays. Her writing has been translated into many languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Korean, Japanese, Bulgarian, and Serbian. Her stories appear in anthologies throughout the world. She has received numerous national and international awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, and is one of Argentina’s premier living writers. She is particularly known in the Spanish-speaking world on both sides of the Atlantic as “the Queen of the Microstory.”

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Patton Hall (RLP), 2.402
305 23RD ST E, Austin, Texas 78712

Event Type

Arts & Humanities, World & Culture


College of Liberal Arts

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, General Public



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