Monthly Archives: January 2013

2013 Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced at Mid-winter Association of Jewish Libraries

At the Mid-winter meeting of the Association of Jewish Libraries today, Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee chair Aimee Lurie announced the 2013 winners. Read the press release and see the list of winners. Throughout the year, The Whole Megillah provides … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Yael Levy, Author of YA Romance, Brooklyn Love

A freelance illustrator and journalist, Yael Levy has been published in numerous venues, including The Jerusalem Post during her three-year stay in Israel just east of the bustling capital city of Tel Aviv. She holds a degree in Illustration from … Continue reading

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Poet’s Notebook | Matthew Lippman

I’ve known Matthew Lippman since about 2008 when I took some poetry classes at Gotham Writing Workshops. I was immediately impressed with his dedication to the craft and to teaching. I thought The Whole Megillah readers should get to know … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2013 The Whole Megillah Picture Book Manuscript Contest

The 2013 The Whole Megillah Jewish Children’s Picture Book Manuscript Contest It’s back! The Whole Megillah’s contest for Jewish-themed picture book manuscripts! Kar-Ben publisher Joni Sussman will be judging. And the first place prize? A Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader! … Continue reading

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