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UCLA SNF Center Announces Online Series Celebrating Hellenic Authors

The National Herald

The UCLA SNF Center presents Celebrating Hellenic Authors beginning on July 11. (Photo: Courtesy of UCLA SNF Center)

LOS ANGELES – Beginning on Saturday, July 11, 10 AM PST, the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture begins a series of online conversations via Zoom with Hellenic book authors who live in Los Angeles.

The books, which include detective stories, thrillers, and semi-autobiographical accounts, introduce the readers to a wide-range of figures, including Zeus, who is described as living in Los Angeles. Some are debut novels, others belong to ongoing series.

Celebrating Hellenic Authors, showcases talented writers whose work focuses on Greece and on Hellenic themes in their writing.

The National Herald

The UCLA SNF Center presents Celebrating Hellenic Authors with Louis Anastas on July 18. (Photo: Courtesy of UCLA SNF Center)

The schedule for the series is as follows:

Saturday, July 11: Linda Reid (Yolanda Stassinopoulos) & Deborah Shlian, Deep Waters

(Sammy Greene Series Book 3)

Saturday, July 18: Louis Anastas, Zeus Rising: A Memoir

Saturday, July 25: Constance M. Constant, American Kid: Nazi-Occupied Greece

through a Child's Eyes

Saturday, August 1: Jim Birakos, Unlucky Tuesday: Will Civilization Die on a Tuesday?

To take part in conversations with the authors, RSVP via email: hellenic@humnet.ucla.edu.

All lectures take place at 10 AM via Zoom.