Meet the Author: Amy Waldman

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Date, Location

  • Tuesday, March 5, 2013
  • 7 pm - 8:30 pm
  • KCHS Auditorium, 2432 North Drake Road
  • Free, no ticket/reservation required. Open to the public

Reading Together Author

“My talk covers some personal history --- how and why I came to write The Submission; some of the research and process involved in the writing, and some of the themes I was interested in developing (trust; how we read and interpret art or symbols; how private histories shape history itself; the challenges of writing "alternative history," using the controversy around the "Ground Zero" mosque as a case study; and the more abstract question of whether a novel about a memorial is also in some ways a memorial itself.”