Mira Bartok

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Mira Bartók is a Chicago-born artist and the author of twenty-eight books for children. Her writing has appeared in several literary journals and anthologies and has been noted in The Best American Essays series. She lives in Western Massachusetts, where she runs Mira’s List, a blog that helps artists find funding and residencies all over the world. The Memory Palace is Mira’s first book for adults. You can find her at TheMemoryPalace.com.

photograph by Doug Plavin

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The Memory Palace
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Mira Bartok at the Cakeshop in NYC!-

Bartok discusses THE MEMORY PALACE, the gorgeous memoir about her 17 year estrangement from her homeless, schizophrenic mother.