Agate Nesaule

Agate Nesaule experienced the turmoil of World War II and its aftermath in Europe, came to the United States at age twelve, and was a Professor of English and a founder of Women's Studies at UW-Whitewater.  Her award winning memoir A Woman in Amber: Healing the Trauma of War and Exile is also a mother/daughter story. Her novel In Love with Jerzy Kosinski deals with Latvian Immigrants settled in the Midwest.  She is at currently at work on Coming Home, a memoir about literal, spiritual, symbolic returns, and she is editing three of her books in Latvian, which will be published in Latvia. 

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Arts + Literature Laboratory is located in Madison’s Schenk-Atwood neighborhood at 2021 Winnebago Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53704.

Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday 11am-3pm during exhibitions or by appointment. Please check the exhibitions calendar before planning your visit, as the gallery is closed between exhibitions and other schedule changes are posted here.


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