Corie Adjmi on Her Guilt at Writing About “Flawed” Jewish Characters
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew talks to Marriage Box author Corie Adjmi about growing up in New Orleans, her Jewish-Syrian ancestery and her guilt about writing “flawed” Jewish characters.
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Corie Adjmi is the author of the short story collection Life and Other Shortcomings, which won an International Book Award, an IBPA Benjamin Franklin award, and an American Fiction Award. Her essays and short stories have appeared in dozens of journals and magazines, including HuffPost, North American Review, Indiana Review, Medium, Motherwell, Kveller, and others. The Marriage Box is Corie’s first novel. She is a mother and grandmother and lives and works in New York City.