15 2022

JCC: Author Speaker Series: An Evening with Annabelle Gurwitch

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Barshop JCC 12500 NW Military HWY
STE. 275
San Antonio, TX 78231

Contact Elie Allen

Barshop Jewish Community Center https://www.jccsanantonio.org/

With signature "sharp wit" (NPR), Annabelle Gurwitch gives irreverent and empathetic voice to a generation hurtling into their next chapter with no safety net and proves that our no-frills new normal doesn't mean a deficit of humor.

In these essays, Gurwitch embraces homesharing, welcoming a housing-insecure young couple and a bunny rabbit into her home. The mother of a college student in recovery who sheds the gender binary, she relearns to parent, one pronoun at a time. She wades into the dating pool in a Miss Havisham-inspired line of lingerie and flunks the magic of tidying up.

You're Leaving When? is for anybody who thought they had a semblance of security but wound up with a fragile economy and a blankie. Gurwitch offers stories of resilience, adaptability, low-rent redemption, and the kindness of strangers. Even in a muted Zoom.

Annabelle Gurwitch is a 2021-2022 Jewish Book Council Author with her book "You're Leaving When? Adventures in Downward Mobility"