Monthly Archives: March 2018

Two Seats Left! Mining Your Memories on the Page

Two seats remain in the April online memoir class. Claim your place now! In November 2011, I drafted a genealogical memoir, piecing together 20 years of research conducted in cramped libraries, intimidating archives, and through the efforts of hired researchers … Continue reading

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On My Night Stand | A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry by Gregory Orr

Every now and then I like to indulge in a good craft book. I am a fan of Gregory Orr’s poetry and saw this book advertised in the latest issue of The Writer’s Chronicle. It’s targeted toward young poets—a population … Continue reading

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March 2018 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is pleased to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: Chava Pinchuck spoke with Yael Levy about romance novels and social commentary. Over on My Machberet, Erika Dreifus routinely curates pre-Shabbat Jewish-lit links. Here’s … Continue reading

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Announcing The Whole Megillah Writing Career Coaching Service

About Our Writing Career Coaching Service Trying to find your voice in a crowded marketplace? Frustrated by rejections? Unsure of your strengths? Going in too many directions at once or unsure of which path to follow? Let The Whole Megillah … Continue reading

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On My Night Stand | A World Erased by Noah Lederman

I continue to be a sucker for memoir, and Holocaust memoir in particular. But I’m looking to this book for how Lederman moves back and forth in time, from his present self to his seven-year-old self, points in between, and … Continue reading

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Three-in-One | The Promise

The Promise is a 32-page picture book, written by cousins Margie Wolfe and Pnina Bat Zvi, illustrated by Isabella Cardinal, forthcoming in April 2018 by Second Story Press. In this true story, sisters Rachel and Toby keep a promise to … Continue reading

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Mining Your Memories on the Page

In November 2011, I drafted a genealogical memoir, piecing together 20 years of research conducted in cramped libraries, intimidating archives, and through the efforts of hired researchers in Europe. In the fall of 2015, I took a part of that … Continue reading

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