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Sunday, April 15 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Arguing with the Storm: The Genesis of an Anthology

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Author, professor and translator Rhea Tregebov describes how collaboration with a community group of nonprofessional native Yiddish speakers enabled the  research, solicitation, editing and translation efforts that produced the unique anthology, Arguing with the Storm: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers.  The anthology, consisting of fourteen stories (fiction and memoir) by nine authors, derived from the Winnipeg Yiddish Women's Reading Circle, an exceptional grass-roots seniors' group included in the UNESCO Register of Good Practices in Language Preservation.

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Rhea Tregebov

Rhea Tregebov is the author of seven critically-acclaimed collections of poetry. Her historical novel, The Knife-Sharpener's Bell, won the J.I. Segal Prize for Jewish fiction in 2010 and was shortlisted for the 2012 Kobzar Prize. Arguing with the Storm: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers... Read More →


Sunday April 15, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am PDT
Room G