Thursday, October 16, 2014

Lynn Kositsky - Local Author to speak on Thursday October 23rd

Author Talk -Lynn Kositsky

Lynne will read from and talk about her writing, and sign copies of her books, which will be available for purchase.

  Thursday October 23 @ 7 pm
Fleming Library, in TLCC Meeting Room

Vineland resident Lynne Kositsky is an award-winning Canadian poet, author, Shakespeare scholar, and former teacher. Her 2004 Holocaust novel, The Thought of High Windows, received rave reviews and won the Canadian Jewish Book Award for Youth. Her Our Canadian Girl Series, Rachel: A Mighty Big Imagining, won an award from the International Youth Library in Munich. Lynne’s recent YA novels include The Plagues of Kondar, With Fearful Bravery, about Jewish refugees accepted in Shanghai during World War II (inspired by the story of Hannelore Headley, who owned a bookstore in St. Catharines for many years), and Minerva’s Voyage, which was influenced by the author’s interest in Shakespeare. She recently appeared at Toronto’s prestigious Word on the Street festival.

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