Jewish Book Week Presents: Literary Friction
Chair: Octavia Bright, Carrie Plitt
Jewish Book Week hosts an edition of Literary Friction the monthly podcast about books and ideas, hosted by friends Carrie and Octavia. Listen-in for lively discussion, book recommendations and a little music too.
Carrie and Octavia will be interviewing Ukranian-born, American and French artist and author Yelena Moskovich, speaking about her incredible new book Virtuoso.
Yelena Moskovich was born in the former USSR and emigrated to Wisconsin with her family as Jewish refugees in 1991. She studied theatre at Emerson College, Boston, and in France at the Lecoq School of Physical Theatre and Université Paris 8. Her plays and performances have been produced in the US, Canada, France, and Sweden. Her first novel The Natashas was published by Serpent’s Tail in 2016. She has also written for New Statesman, Paris Review and 3:AM Magazine, and in French for Mixt(e) Magazine, won the 2017 Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize and was a curator and exhibiting artist for the 2018 Los Angeles Queer Biennial. She lives in Paris. @yelenamoskovichOctavia Bright
Dr Octavia Bright is a writer and academic. She has written criticism, fiction, and poetry for a variety of publications. She co-hosts Literary Friction, a monthly literary talk show and podcast about books and ideas, with Carrie Plitt.Carrie Plitt
Carrie Plitt is a literary agent at Felicity Bryan Associates. She was named a Bookseller ‘Rising Star’ in 2018. She also co-hosts Literary Friction, a monthly literary talk show and podcast about books and ideas, with Octavia Bright.