Monthly Archives: August 2016

2016 March of the Living | An Interview with Participant, Author Kathy Kacer

The Whole Megillah (TWM): How did you first get involved with the March of the Living? Kathy Kacer (KK): I had thought about going on the March of the Living for years, but kept putting it off. Perhaps it is … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Richard Michelson, Author of Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy

Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy Written by Richard Michelson and illustrated by Edel Rodriguez Knopf Books for Young Readers, 40 pages, 2016 The Whole Megillah (TWM): Since you had a personal relationship with Leonard Nimoy, were there differences in … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Meryl G. Gordon, The Flower Girl Wore Celery

Debut children’s book author Meryl G. Gordon speaks with The Whole Megillah about her picture book, The Flower Girl Wore Celery, published by Kar-Ben. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What was your inspiration for this story? Meryl G. Gordon (MG): When my … Continue reading

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New Online Writing Classes from The Whole Megillah

The Fiction I class has been so successful that The Whole Megillah is excited to announce several new classes: The Whole Megillah Writing Circle Receive exclusively Jewish prompts weekly for six weeks and post your writing using these prompts to … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Nancy Davidoff Kelton, Finding Mr. Rightstein

The Whole Megillah (TWM): What inspired you to write this book and this book now? Nancy Davidoff Kelton (NDK): In 2005, I wrote an essay about my mother, her illness, and my relationship with her that  was published as a “Lives” … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value | July 2016 Report

July was pretty much a bust that has me wondering whether I should be writing at all. A friend says the summer’s lack of structure is not helping and that I’ll feel more like myself once the semester starts. We’ll … Continue reading

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