Monthly Archives: May 2012

Author’s Notebook | Jacqueline Jules

Jacqueline Jules is the award-winning author of 23 books including The Hardest Word, Once Upon a Shabbos, Goodnight Sh’ma, Picnic at Camp Shalom, and two Sydney Taylor Honor Books, Sarah Laughs and Benjamin and the Silver Goblet. Her books have … Continue reading

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Book Review | Hiding Places by Diane Wyshogrod

Hiding Places: A Mother, a Daughter, an Uncovered Life By Diane Wyshogrod Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press, 2012, 298 pp. The good stuff Intraspection—Perhaps because Wyshogrod is a psychologist, her in-depth questioning of herself helps the reader understand … Continue reading

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New Historical Novel Named Editor’s Choice

For all of you who enjoy historical novels… HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY NAMES YOU, FASCINATING YOU EDITOR’S CHOICE Author Germaine Shames’ Storytelling “Faultless” You, Fascinating You, recently released by Pale Fire Press, has been honored by the Historical Novel Society as … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Nancy K. Miller, author of What They Saved

I had already bought a copy of Nancy K. Miller’s memoir, What They Saved, published this year by the University of Nebraska Press, when I attended her panel on family story at the 2012 Association of Writers and Writing Programs … Continue reading

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Poet’s Notebook | Michal Mahgerefteh, Editor, Poetica Magazine

If you don’t know Poetica Magazine, you should. Edited by Michal Mahgerefteh, it offers opportunity for emerging and well-known poets alike. The Whole Megillah recently spoke with Michal. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What prompted you to start this magazine? Michal … Continue reading

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