Monthly Archives: April 2014

The 2014 Whole Megillah Picture Book Manuscript Contest – Mazel Tov!

Mazel Tov to the winners of  the 2014 The Whole Megillah Jewish Children’s Picture Book Manuscript Contest Grand Prize  Randi Sonenshine of Cartersville, Georgia for her historical manuscript, The Inside Name Finalists Ellen Fischer of Greensboro, North Carolina for her manuscript, This Year in America   Michael Eliot … Continue reading

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Seminar on Jewish Story | April Halprin Wayland, Children’s Book Author

On May 18, award-winning children’s book author April Halprin Wayland joins the children’s book panel at the Seminar on Jewish Story, held at Temple Emanu-El, 10 E. 66th Street, in New York City. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What inspired you to … Continue reading

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Finally! A Retreat for Jewish Writers – July 13-16, 2014 in Amherst, MA

Space and time to write your own megillah! Connect to your Jewish memories or bring Jewish-themed manuscripts that just haven’t worked. In this multi-genre workshop, you can create new material or revise a work in progress. The choice is yours. … Continue reading

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Poet’s Notebook | Janet Ruth Heller, Exodus

About Janet Ruth Heller Janet Ruth Heller is president of the Michigan College English Association.  She has a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago.  She has published three poetry books:  Exodus (WordTech Communications, 2014), Folk … Continue reading

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April 2014 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah once again hosts the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: On My Machberet, Erika Dreifus hosts Molly Antopol, author of the story collection The UnAmericans, for a Q&A. On the Jewish Book Council’s “The Prosen People,” … Continue reading

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