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Adam Meyer

Adam Meyer is associate professor and chair of the English Department at Fisk University. In addition to a study of Raymond Carver for the Twayne United States Authors Series, he has published extensively in the area of Black-Jewish literary relations, including a full-length annotated bibliography of Black-Jewish relations in African American and Jewish American Literatures. Recent works have appeared in African American Review and Shofar.

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Lore Segal

Writer Lore Segal’s award-winning novels and children’s books are frequently influenced by her experiences during World War II. Being sent to England from Austria on the kindertransport became the basis for her novelistic autobiography Other People’s Houses (1964). Her 2008 book Shakespeare’s Kitchen was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

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