Monthly Archives: February 2019

Author’s Notebook | Creation Colors by Ann D. Koffsky

Creation Colors by Ann D. Koffsky, 24 pp., $17.95, Apples & Honey Press, April 2019 The Whole Megillah (TWM): What was your inspiration for this story? Ann Koffsky (AK): A huge, blank wall. Really! My synagogue has a large blank … Continue reading

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2019 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2019 Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour, the culmination of a full week of insightful and inspiring award-winning author and illustrator interviews. Read about the blog tour and all 2019 Sydney … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Hand in Hand by Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum

Hand in Hand, written by Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum and illustrated by Maya Shleifer, 32 pp., $17.95, Apples & Honey Press, April 2019 The Whole Megillah (TWM): What inspired you to write this story? Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum (AWR): I was around … Continue reading

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New Workshops from The Whole Megillah

The Whole Megillah is proud to announce online workshops to sharpen your craft wherever you are in the writing process: Fiction Workshop Memoir Workshop Each workshop includes a set of weekly prompts. Participants post their writing to a private Facebook … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | On the Landing: Stories by Yenta Mash, Translated by Ellen Cassedy

On the Landing: Stories by Yenta Mash, translated by Ellen Cassedy (Northern Illinois University Press, 2018, 192 pp., paperback, $16.95) The Whole Megillah (TWM): What motivated you to learn Yiddish? Ellen Cassedy (EC): Years ago, when my mother died, I decided … Continue reading

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Join the 10 Pages a Day of Reading Writing Crafts Books Challenge

I’ve been inspired so far this year to read 10 pages a day of self-improvement books as defined by Jeff Olson in The Slight Edge. But the more I read these books, the more I crave reading writing craft books … Continue reading

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