Monthly Archives: March 2015

Two-in-One Notebook Special: Spinoza: the Outcast Thinker with Author Devra Lehmann and Editor Karen Klockner

The Whole Megillah (TWM): Why Spinoza? How did you come to this subject? Devra Lehmann (DL): Spinoza had hovered in my mind ever since high school, when my Jewish history teacher briefly mentioned Spinoza as a Jew tragically gone off the … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Morris Dickstein, Why Not Say What Happened: A Sentimental Education

Professor, critic, and author Morris Dickstein, author of Gates of Eden (1977) and Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression (2009), recently published a new memoir, Why Not Say What Happened: A Sentimental Education (Liveright Publishing, 2015). … Continue reading

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Jewish Fiction Editors Speak Out | A Cyber Roundtable

About our panelists: Yona Zeldis is the author of six novels for adults, including You Were Meant for Me, which came out from New American Library/Penguin in October, 2014.  She is also the author of 25 books for children and is … Continue reading

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New Online Classes from The Whole Megillah

The Whole Megillah is proud to announce a series of online classes to sharpen your craft wherever you are in the writing process: Online Fiction Class I Online Fiction Class II Online Memoir Class I Online Memoir Class II Online … Continue reading

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Make My Manuscript Work! A Restorative Workshop for Writers

Finally, a restorative workshop for writers! You know you have them–every writer does. The drawer of manuscripts you want to revise but you’re not sure what they need. The box of SASEs under the bed with rejection slips still inside. … Continue reading

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