Michele Zackheim's Writings
The poet, activist, pediatrician, convicted terrorist, prisoner, and ethnic-Albanian Kosovar Flora Brovina was my first case for the Freedom to Write Committee of the PEN American Center. The mission of PEN is "to protect the freedom of the written word wherever it is imperiled." It defends writers and journalists from all over the world who are...
“Cinematic in scope and rich in history, Zackheim’s riveting new novel explores art, ambition, love and loss, with dazzling sensitivity. Truly, a masterwork from a brilliant writer.” – Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You, and Is This Tomorrow ”
For many years I was a visual artist exhibiting in museums and galleries, both in the United States and Europe. Over time, random words began to appear on my canvases . . . then poems . . . then elaborate fragments of narratives. I began to think more about...
Causes Michele Zackheim Supports
PEN American Center