Women Writers Night in Murray Hill – An Evening of Conversation and Insights
Friday, December 21, 2018
On Thursday, December 6, The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association and the Society of Jewish Science / Center for Applied Judaism presented Conversation and Collaboration: Women Writers Night in Murray Hill. The event took place at the Society and featured a panel discussion with three accomplished authors, Aimee Lee Ball, Penelope Rowlands and Reyna Marder Gentin, who discussed writing as a career. The session was moderated by Deborah Farone, author of Best Practices in Law Firm Business Development and Marketing.
The evening also included a reception with food and drink donated by Heather Dolland, founder of All the Tastes of New York, D’Agostino's 35th Street, and Burb Bakes. We thank them for their support.
Aimee Lee Ball, co-founder and editor of the website, Eat, Darling, Eat has authored four books. She is a regular contributor to The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, New York, Vogue, O The Oprah Magazine, National Geographic and others. Her work can be read at AimeeLeeBall.com.
Reyna Marder Gentin is the author of Unreasonable Doubts, her first novel. A Yale College and Yale Law School graduate, she has practiced juvenile rights law with The Legal Aid Society and worked as a criminal appellate attorney with a nonprofit public defender’s office.
Penelope Rowlands is the author of several books. A Dash of Daring: Carmel Snow and Her Life in Fashion, Art, and Letters, is a biography of the editor of Harper’s Bazaar from 1934 through 1957. Rowlands’ anthology, Paris Was Ours, is now in its 7th printing. Her work includes articles for publications such as Vogue and The New York Times.
Shown in photo, left to right: Deborah Farone, Penelope Rowlands, Reyna Marder Gentin and Aimee Lee Ball.