Marcia Fine’s “Sephardic Journey”

Marcia Fine, award-winning author spoke about a “Sephardic Journey,” Monday, November 14th at 7 p.m. in the Flagler Room of the Old Ponce de Leon Hotel, on the Flagler College Campus in St. Augustine. Marcia Fine’s historical fiction The Blind Eye, has been chosen by the State Library of Arizona ONEBOOKAZ, a celebration of quality literature. The event is sponsored by the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society as part of the quest to understand the behaviors of Converso Jews in hiding during the Spanish Inqusition. Conversos are thought to have been present in colonial St. Augustine. Award-winning author and speaker Marcia Fine has written seven novels. PAPER CHILDREN—An Immigrant’s Legacy has been a finalist for three national prizes. PARIS LAMB, her sixth novel, deals with anti-Semitism in the 1950s. She has also written the only satirical series about Scottsdale. Her next novel, HIDDEN ONES to be released in 2017, examines conversos in Mexico during the Inquisition. Marcia has a BA from Florida State University and a Masters from Arizona State University. The program was free.