Live From Prairie Lights: Dalia Rosenfeld

Live From Prairie Lights: Dalia Rosenfeld
May 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books

Dalia Rosenfeld will read from The Worlds We Think We Know, a collection of short stories called “A profound debut from a writer of great talent” by Adam Johnson. Fiercely funny and entirely original, this collection takes readers from the United States to Israel and back again to examine the mystifying reaches of our own minds and hearts.

“Flying beyond what we are used to calling ‘conventional realism,’ Rosenfeld points to a shimmering spot just beyond the horizon, and leaves us yearning. Is there a name for what she does? To find out, I think one must consult Borges. Or Italo Calvino. Or little fragments of Sebald.” ―Cynthia Ozick

Dalia Rosenfeld is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and her work has appeared in The Atlantic, AGNI, Michigan Quarterly Review, Mississippi Review, and Colorado Review. Her work has been supported by a grant from the Artist Committee at the Israeli Ministry of Immigrant Absorption and has been recognized by the Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction and the Mississippi Review Prize. She teaches writing at Bar Ilan University and lives with her three children in Tel Aviv.

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