Monthly Archives: January 2016

Author’s Notebook | Pia Wolcowitz, The Nurse

I first had the pleasure of meeting Pia Wolcowitz at one of my Highlights Workshops, Writing Jewish Children’s Books. Here is my recent interview with her about her novel, The Nurse, published by Shaar Press in 2015. The Whole Megillah … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Kathy Kacer, Stones on a Grave

Kathy Kacer recently published a new novel, Stones on a Grave, with Orca Press. The Whole Megillah asked her some questions about this new book, which was recently named a 2016 Sydney Taylor Honor Book! The Whole Megillah (TWM): What prompted … Continue reading

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Three-in-One | Shmulik Paints the Town Written by Lisa Rose and Illustrated by Catalina Echeverri

My first encounter with Lisa Rose was as an author through her Facebook group, “Missing Voice.” Like me and countless others, she is now a Kar-Ben author with Shmulik Paints the Town, a story about a painter, a dog, and … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Anne Blankman, Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke

In July 2014, The Whole Megillah interviewed debut novelist Anne Blankman, author of the YA historical drama, Prisoner of Night and Fog, the story of Gretchen Müller and her search for the truth of about her father’s death and Uncle … Continue reading

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