Voices Between: Stories Against Extremism

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Kristinehovs Malmgård

Kristinehovsgatan 2

Kristinesalen

117 29 Södermalm

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Three acclaimed authors discuss their choice to work together to make a difference in an age of polarization.

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The American Club of Sweden and Stories for Society

present

Voices Between: Stories Against Extremism

a conversation with

Julie Lindahl, Derek B. Miller, and Rachel Kadish

Please join this conversation with award-winning author Rachel Kadish (“The Weight of Ink”), best-selling novelist Derek B. Miller (“Norwegian by Night” and other novels) and acclaimed memoirist Julie Lindahl (“The Pendulum: A Granddaughter Searches for Her Family’s Forbidden Nazi Past”).

They will discuss their choice to work together and what they hope to achieve in this polarized age by building a global network of established authors demonstrating and discussing the impact of intolerance, extremism, and war through their stories

Light fare and refreshments will be provided

17:30 - Doors open, light fare and refreshments

18:00 - Main program

19:00 - Mingle

20:00 - End

Rachel Kadish is the best-selling author of The Weight of Ink and other novels, and the recipient of the National Jewish Book Award. Her work has appeared on NPR and in the New York Times, Ploughshares, and Tin House, and has been anthologized in the Pushcart Prize Anthology and elsewhere. She has been a fiction fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and has received the Association of Jewish Libraries Fiction Award and the John Gardner Fiction Award, and was the Koret Writer-in-Residence at Stanford University. She lives outside Boston and teaches in Lesley University's MFA Program in Creative Writing. She is the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors. http://rachelkadish.com/

​Derek B. Miller (Ph.D. international relations, MA national security) is an international best-selling novelist and international affairs specialist based in Oslo whose works often address “cultures in conflict” and characters profoundly affected by

war and genocide. In 2013 Derek’s novel, Norwegian by Night, was considered to be one of the most important novels of the year by The Economist. He is also the author of The Girl in Green, American by Day, and the forthcoming Twilight Crimes. He is director of The Policy Lab.

Julie Lindahl is an independent writer, educator and democracy activist based in Stockholm who has spent eight years researching and documenting her grandparents’ story as perpetrators in occupied Poland who fled to Latin America as new war crimes trials reopened in 1960. Her story, related in her memoir, The Pendulum, has been featured several times by Boston public radio, by NPR and Swedish public radio. She is founder and chair of Stories for Society. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Frankfurt, Germany, and is a past President of the American Club of Sweden. http://www.julielindahl.com/

For more information on Voices Between, visit www.storiesforsociety.com.

This event is supported by the U.S. Embassy in Sweden.

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Kristinehovs Malmgård

Kristinehovsgatan 2

Kristinesalen

117 29 Södermalm

Sweden

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