A veteran local author reads from works spanning her career.
Rose Moss, born in Johannesburg, South Africa, has lived in the United States since 1964. Her most recent book, In Court, a Penguin Modern Classic, presents prize-winning stories about exile, disruption, faith, reconciliation and justice.
Rose has published two novels, The Family Reunion, Scribner’s, short-listed for a National Book Award, and The Terrorist, Harvester, featured selection by the New Fiction Society. The Terrorist was published as The Schoolmaster, Ravan, in South Africa and has been re-printed. Her third book, Shouting at the Crocodile, non-fiction, presents two defendants in a treason trial during the last days of apartheid.
She teaches at Harvard Law School, is a member of the PEN American Center and has served on the Freedom to Write Committee of PENNew England, the selection committee of the Nieman Foundation and as a judge for the PEN NE/L.L. Winship award for fiction. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.