Readers often ask what compelled me to write a novel about the Holocaust. After all, I am not the child of survivors.…
Sharon Hart-Green is a Canadian writer and academic whose debut novel 'Come Back for Me' is a gripping story of trauma, loss, and the redemptive power of love. 'Come Back for Me' was chosen as an Editors' Choice Book by the Historical Novel Society and was recently shortlisted for the Goethe Award for Historical Fiction. Dr. Green holds a Ph.D. in Judaic Studies from Brandeis University and has served as an Associate Professor of Hebrew and Yiddish literature at the University of Toronto for many years. She is the author of two previous non-fiction works: a book on the fiction of Hebrew writer S.Y. Agnon; and a volume of original translations of the Hebrew poetry of Hava Pinhas-Cohen. In addition, her short stories, poems, translations, and reviews have appeared in numerous publications, including The Jewish Review of Books and The Jewish Quarterly.