Literary historical fiction has always been favorite reading for Barbara Stark-Nemon, whose debut novel, Even in Darkness, is set in Germany, the US and Israel and spans the entire 20th century. As a writer and author, Barbara is fascinated with the process of bringing family stories to the page,in fiction and nonfiction.Her recent interest has been WWI and WWII and alternative Holocaust narratives. Barbara writes about the joys and challenges of incorporating real people and events in fiction while honoring truth, protecting privacy and creating legacy. When not writing, Barbara can be found cycling, running, swimming, gardening, creating fiber art,and enjoying her family in Ann Arbor, and Northport, Michigan.
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Join me on Friday, February 19 for a session with the Institute for Retired Professionals on Preserving Your Family Story sponsored by the JCC of Metro Detroit. 11:00 am at Congregation Beth Shalom - 14601 Lincoln, Oak Park, MI. Everyone has a story and that shoebox of old letters and photos.…
So pleased that my short story, "A Wolf With Patience," won second place in The Writer Magazine's 'Two Roads Diverge' contest. Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin, Transatlantic, and Thirteen Ways of Looking, was the judge! Read the winning entry here!
Join me and the Capitol City Writers Association at the Write on the Red Cedar Conference Friday-Saturday January 22-23 at the Kellogg Conference Center in E. Lansing, MI. Headliner Bob Mayer and many other wonderful presenters! I'lll be talking about "Bringing a Family Story to the Page"