Teacher and writer Rob “Butch” Freedman will read from his latest book Beach Bum: A Life in Pieces and lead a discussion about writing Jewish memoir. Freedman’s work has been published in Drash, Tikkun, Philadelphia Stories, Still Crazy, Under The Gum Tree, North Coast Squid, and Purple Clover. One of his short stories was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He has facilitated writing workshops for Havurah Shalom, Write Around Portland and the Multnomah Arts Center.
This is part of the OJMCHE series of informal lunchtime conversations. Bring a lunch or buy a brown bag lunch in Lefty’s Cafe and join us in the museum’s auditorium for a lively give and take as we share and explore ideas, experience, and expertise.