Her talk is titled “Tea and Sympathy: On Being a British, Jewish, Woman Writer.” Earlier in the day, Segal will conduct a question-and-answer session in Warren Student Services Center, room 004, from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.
Segal joined her father, Eric Segal, author of the classic “Love Story,” as an accomplished novelist in 2013 when she published her debut novel, “The Innocents.” The book’s awards include the Costa First Novel Award, National Jewish Book Award for Fiction, the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the Betty Trask Award. As a journalist, Segal’s work has appeared in Granta, Newsweek, The Guardian, The Financial Times and Vogue UK and Vogue US. Information about Segal and her novel can be found at www.francescasegal.com.