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Dara Horn

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Professor Dara Horn is an acclaimed author, academic, and public speaker. Her first novel, In the Image, received a National Jewish Book Award, the Edward Lewis Wallant Award, and the Reform Judaism Fiction Prize. Her second and third novels, The World to Come and All Other Nights, were both Editors’ Choice selections in The New York Times Book Review. She has taught courses in Jewish literature and Israeli history at Sarah Lawrence College and City University of New York, and holds the Gerald Weinstock Visiting Professorship in Jewish Studies at Harvard University, where she teaches Yiddish and Hebrew literature


  • Arts & Culture

  • US-Israel Relations

  • Positively Israel & College Campuses

Popular Speeches

On Being a Jewish Novelist
A Guide for the Perplexed (on new novel about software platforms, the Egyptian revolution, and the Cairo Geniza)
All Other Nights (on novel about Jewish Civil War Spies)
The World to Come (on novel about Yiddish writers, Chagall, and the Revival of the Dead)

Prepared introduction download here