Monthly Archives: January 2022

#52snapshots 2022 | Week 2, I Remember

Saturday night trips for books and records Week 2’s #52snapshots prompt is about “I Remember.” I made a list of things I remembered with a time limit of five minutes. The items revolved around trips with my father. I don’t … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–January 12, 2022

Some very quick things: I’ve been accepted into the Kenyon Review writing session for teachers and adjuncts later this month. I’m thrilled to be writing with other educators under the auspices of a literary journal I revere. The Sepia Chronicles … Continue reading

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#52snapshots 2022 | Week 1, My Name

Instead of marking #52snapshots as a 2021 done deal, I decided for 2022 I would follow Sonja Livingston’s 52 prompts exactly as laid out in Fifty-Two Snapshots: A Memoir Starter Kit. By the end of the year, I should have … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–January 5, 2022

Some very quick things: I have decided on a different #52snapshot journey for 2022. I will write to a different prompt from Sonja Livingston‘s Fifty-Two Snapshots: A Memoir Starter Kit each Friday and blog about the process and insights. I … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Two New Picture Books Written by Nancy Churnin

Churnin, Nancy. Dear Mr. Dickens. Illustrated by Bethany Stancliffe. Chicago: Albert Whitman, 2021. Churnin, Nancy. A Queen to the Rescue: The Story of Henrietta Szold, Founder of Hadassah. Illustrated by Yevgenia Nayberg. Creston Books, 2021. The Whole Megillah (TWM): Where … Continue reading

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