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Indian Springs School hosting award-winning writer

Published 1:37pm Wednesday, April 4, 2012


INDIAN SPRINGS — An award-winning nonfiction author will speak at Indian Springs School April 5.

Michael Levy, author of “Kosher Chinese: Living, Teaching and Eating with China’s Other Billion,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. in the school’s John Badham Theater. Levy’s appearance is part of the school’s Visiting Writers Series.

The book is a memoir about Levy’s experiences as a Jewish American serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in western China. Levy, who won Barnes & Noble’s 2011 Discover Great New Writers Award for nonfiction, currently teaches at Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn, N.Y. and returns to China often, according to an Indian Springs School press release.

The final installment of this year’s Visting Writers Series will be April 13 at 3 p.m., when graphic novelist and Indian Springs School alum Howard Cruse will speak.

All Visiting Writers Series events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Douglas Ray at

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