Award-winning author of a family roots quest that expanded into a moral investigation of memory, history, and hope. Ellen Cassedy set off into the land of her Jewish ancestors to connect with her family past. Probing the terrain of memory and moral dilemmas, conveys a cautious message of hope, with implications far beyond Lithuania. Winner of four national awards, shortlisted for the William Saroyan Intl. Literary Prize. Experienced speaker.
Speaking topics: World travel, writing, religion.