The Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art & Khoj International Artists' Association invite you to

A presentation by Israeli writer Savyon Liebrecht

Moderated by Nilofer Kaul

September 29, 2011 | 5.30 pm
FICA Reading Room | D42, Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024 

Savyon Liebrecht was born in Munich, Germany, in 1948, to Holocaust survivor parents. She studied philosophy and literature at Tel Aviv University and started publishing in 1986. Liebrecht has published six collections of short stories and novellas and two novels. She has also written three plays, all of which have been staged, and a number of television scripts. She has received awards for two of her television scripts, the Alterman Prize (1987), the Amelia Rosselli Prize for Mail Order Women (Italy, 2002) and the Maior-Amalfi Award for A Good Place for the Night (Italy, 2005). She was awarded Playwright of the Year for her successful plays, It`s All Greek to Me (2005), and Apples in the Desert(2006). Most recently, she received the WIZO Prize(France, 2009).

Nilofer Kaul is a practising psychoanalyst who also teaches English Literature at Hansraj College, Delhi University. She has written her doctoral dissertation on Masks and Mirrors : Narcissism in the Short Fiction of Four Women Writers.

Savyon Liebrecht has generously shared some of her stories with us, to read them click on the following links - Apples from the Dessert, Excision, and Hayuta's Engagement Party.

We thank the Israeli Embassy, New Delhi, for supporting this event.