Moriel Rothman-Zecher

Sadness Is a White Bird

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

Moriel Rothman-Zecher
Moriel Rothman-Zecher is an American-Israeli writer, poet, and novelist. Born in Jerusalem, he graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in Arabic and political science. A recipient of a 2017 MacDowell Colony Fellowship for Literature, his work has been published in The New York Times, Haaretz, The Paris Review's Daily, The Common Magazine, Electric Literature, Jewish Currents Magazine, and elsewhere. His first novel, Sadness Is a White Bird (Atria Books / Simon and Schuster), was published in 2018, and was long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. Moriel lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio with his wife, Kayla, their daughter, Nahar, and their dog, Silly Department.


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