Ayelet Tsabari is the recipient for the 2016 Edward Lewis Wallant Award for American Jewish Fiction!!
2016 Edward Lewis Wallant Award for American Jewish Fiction
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:00PM
Innovation Center, Mandell Jewish Community Center
335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford
ABOUT THE AWARD
The Edward Lewis Wallant Award is presented annually to an American writer whose published creative work of fiction is considered to have significance for the American Jew.
The award was established shortly after the untimely death in December 1962 of Edward Lewis Wallant, gifted author of The Human Season and The Pawnbroker, by Dr. and Mrs. Irving Waltman of West Hartford. The Waltmans were prompted to create this memorial because of their admiration for Edward Wallant’s literary ability.2016 Recipient -
Ayelet Tsabari was born in Israel to a large family of Yemeni descent. She grew up in a suburb of Tel Aviv, served in the Israeli army, and travelled extensively throughout South East Asia, Europe and North America. Ayelet was first published at the age of ten in an Israeli children’s magazine, and worked as a freelance journalist from the age of fifteen, mostly writing for Maariv. Learn more…