's debut novel, Running the Rift, is the winner of the 2010 Bellwether prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. She was born and raised in Boston Massachusetts and is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Before she lost her mind and decided to devote her life to writing, she worked for many years as a geophysicist and seismologist. She has lived on a sailboat, worked on a Kibbutz, and traveled extensively. She works with Afghan Women through the Afghan Women's Writing Project, an online space where the women of Afghanistan can write in safety and freedom.
Friday, October 12
1:00-2:00 pm, Nashville Public Library, Conf. Room IA
In Spite of Violence: Novels of Turmoil and Tenacity
Naomi Benaron, Christopher Hebert