... is scheduled
as the guest speaker for the 179th meeting of the Karl Hess Club, to convene
on May 18, 2009.
Shiffrin on "Anais Nin: Individualist, Thinker, Creativity Advocate, Hot
Many people know of Anais
Nin as a friend of Henry
Miller. Nancy Shiffrin knew Nin as a teacher in the last year of her
Nin was an important literary
a diarist who recorded a fascinating slice of history, an essayist who thought deeply
about about women's liberty and individuality, and a creativity advocate
who nurtured artists.
Award-winning author Nancy Shiffrin
earned her M.A. studying with Anais Nin.
Shiffrin earned her Ph.D. at The
Union Institute studying Jewish American Women authors. Her work has appeared
in the Los Angeles Times, Humanistic Judaism, New York magazine, and many
literary publications. Her new poetry collection, The
Vast Unknowning, will be available for sale for $15 at the KHC meeting.
Nancy's other works include The
Holy Letters and My
Read free samples from The
Vast Unknowning a Other
Voices Poetry. Also visit Nancy