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Please join BWC members and colleagues on
Thursday, June 29th
for a Season-closing Literary Reception with
Julie Lekstrom Himes, author
Mikhail and Margarita
Julie Lekstrom Himes, a Marblehead resident, is a physician and researcher. Her short fiction has been published widely. Her debut novel, Mikhail and Margarita, was published by Europa Editions and received great reviews. Inspired by the Russian writer, Mikhail Bulgakov, the author of The Master and Margarita. and set in 1933, it's a must-read for communicators! “A book about authoritarian crackdown on speech and satire that is sadly timely.”—Flavorwire
"Himes’s confident, carefully crafted debut novel...adeptly details brutality and betrayal as well as creativity and the uncertainties of censorship..." Publishers Weekly, starred review.
It's frightening how similar recent crackdowns on media and journalists seem to this book's background - we expect quite a lively Q&A session! And we'll have time to spend getting tips on how to get our work into print. She cobbled the hours from....well, join us on the 29th and you'll find out some of her techniques. We know one of them is discipline. Hope to see you soon!.
Julie Lekstrom Himes
Physician, Researcher, Wife,
Mother - and Author