Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York welcomes Alyson Richman, bestselling author of six novels, as the keynote speaker for the annual Pearl Event on Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6:00 PM at Temple Israel.
Richman will be discussing the writing and research of her internationally bestselling novel, The Lost Wife.
Richman will bring to life many of the stories of survivors she interviewed during her research and share her unique creative process for writing her novels. The Lost Wife is in development to be a major motion picture. As an extra bonus, Ms. Richman will also discuss her most recent novel, The Velvet Hours.
Richman is a graduate of Wellesley College and a former Thomas J. Watson fellow. She lives with her family on Long Island. She will be signing her books courtesy of The Book House at Stuyvesant Plaza.
In addition to the presentation, the evening will include buffet dinner and dessert reception for a cost of $36 per person; $18 per person for ages 12 to 22 years old. RSVP by Friday, May 5 online at www.jewishfedny.org, by mail, or call Federation at (518) 783-7800.
An individual, minimum pledge of $180 to the 2017 Federation/Israel Campaign is required to attend this event.
This event is made possible with the help of Women’s Philanthropy Corporate Sponsors. Thank you to our Silver Sponsors: Frank Adams Jewelers and Key4Women a Key Bank Initiative, and Bronze Sponsor: Associate Broker Karen Glaser with Coldwell Banker.