Monthly Archives: March 2013

Author’s Notebook | Maryann MacDonald, Odette’s Secrets

Maryann MacDonald is the author of the newly published Odette’s Secrets (Bloomsbury), the story of a young Jewish girl in France forced into hiding during World War II. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What drove you to write this book in … Continue reading

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Poet’s Notebook | Jewish Poets You Should Know | AWP 2013 Report

I had the privilege of attending the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) in Boston last weekend. After a lovely breakfast with Northampton Poet Laureate and award-winning children’s book author, Rich Michelson, I was excited to attend my first … Continue reading

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Author Notebook | Jordan Sonnenblick, Curveball

The Whole Megillah (TWM): When did you know you wanted to write? Jordan Sonnenblick (JS): Oh, I’ve known forever.  Everyone on my mom’s side of the family was a writer, and I wanted in!  My maternal grandfather, Solomon Feldman was an … Continue reading

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The Whole Megillah | The Jewish Experience in Children’s Books | Panel at AWP in Boston

On Saturday, March 9, five Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA alumnae will be participating in a panel at the 2013 Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The Whole Megillah | The … Continue reading

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