Jewish Scribes to Tell Stories Behind 6-Word Memoirs

On Tuesday, April 3 at Sixth & I, contributors to SMITH Magazine’s Oy! Only Six? Why Not More?— Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life book will tell the stories behind their 6-word memoirs.

SMITH is  known for its Six-Word Memoir® project, which has led to a bestselling book series, including Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure and Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak.

Upcoming storytellers include…

Alan Cheuse – NPR’s longtime “voice of books.”

Rachel Sklar – Media maven and a founding editor of Mediaite, former media editor of HuffPost, and founder of Change the Ratio and (Pictured above right)

Adam Ruben – My So-Called Jewish Life 2011 storyteller, and a writer, comedian, and molecular biologist.

Lynn Harris – A communications strategist for the global human rights organization Breakthrough, co-creator of the multimedia phenom, Breakup Girl, and the author of Death By Chick Lit and Miss Media.

Russ Roberts – Author, professor of economics, host of the award-winning podcast, EconTalk, and has produced two rap videos.

Annie Groer – Former WaPo and writer, as well as a two time National Chicken Cooking contest contender who once danced across the Kennedy Center stage with Liberace. (Pictured above left)

Visit here for ticketing info.

Publish date: March 15, 2012 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT