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Jerome Mandel at the Historic Ballenger House

Mary Martin and Flora Riley, members of the Seneca Woman's Club, are hosting a literary reading at the Historic Ballenger House from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the afternoon on Saturday, 19 September. Jerome Mandel will read some of his short stories.

Jerome Mandel won first-place in the P.E.N.-UNESCO International Short Story Competition (1997). His stories have appeared in literary magazines and collections on both sides of the Atlantic and the Pacific. His books include Nothing Gold Can Stay: 18 Stories of Israeli Experience and most recently Covet the Oven: 20 Short Stories of the Head, the Heart, and Writing. In his academic life, he has published four books on medieval English literature and thirty scholarly articles, and given over a hundred public lectures and fiction readings on four continents. More information than you will ever want to know and samples of his work are available on this Web site,

Light refreshments. Open to the public, free of charge.

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