Monthly Archives: April 2017

Gauging Your Interest in Two New Online History and Literature Courses

The Whole Megillah wants to gauge your interest in two new courses. If you’re interested in one of the following, please contact barbarakrasner(at)att(dot)net or comment below. The Holocaust – A six-week online course that covers anti-Semitism across Europe in the … Continue reading

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Poet’s Notebook | Yermiyahu Ahron Taub

I had the pleasure of getting to know Yermiyahu Ahron Taub through his collaboration with Ellen Cassedy. I was thrilled to meet up with him at AWP this past February in Washington, DC. His new poetry collection, The Education of … Continue reading

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Yom Hashoah 2017 | The Whole Megillah’s Top Ten Holocaust Books for Children & Young Adults

In commemoration of Yom Hashoah 2017, I’m listing here my Top 10 Holocaust Books for Children and Young Adults (published since 2010), in no particular order: Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman (Balzer + Bray, 2014) Once and … Continue reading

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Poet’s Notebook | Richard Michelson

In honor of National Poetry Month, we continue in our series of interviews with poets of Jewish content. This week The Whole Megillah talks to prolific author and poet, Rich Michelson. The Whole Megillah (TWM): How do you get your … Continue reading

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Poet’s Notebook | Matthew Lippman

Continuing in our month-long series of interviews with Jewish poets, The Whole Megillah welcomes Matthew Lippman. The Whole Megillah (TWM): Matthew, how do you get your ideas for your poems? Matthew Lippman (ML): The best way to answer this is to … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Sue William Silverman, Poet and Memoirist

April is National Poetry Month! The Whole Megillah will post some special content featuring poets. This is the first in the series: an interview with poet and memoirist Sue William Silverman. The Whole Megillah (TWM): You’ve been publishing a lot … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value | March 2017 Report

Not much activity to report for March, and I suspect there won’t be much until the semester ends. Rejections continue to roll in from my frenetic December 2016 submissions. Poetry: 1 submission (Silver Birch Review), 1 acceptance (Gravel), and 4 rejections to report … Continue reading

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