Author Archives: Barbara Krasner

About Barbara Krasner

History writer and award-winning author Barbara Krasner writes Jewish-themed poetry, articles, nonfiction books, and novels for children and adults.

Literary Offerings into the World | November 2017 Report

In November, I continued my trend of very little activity. Poetry: My chapbook, Chicken Fat, was published and is now available. Still researching places to send my new chapbook, Pounding Cobblestone. I continue to write new poems, one a week. … Continue reading

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One Seat Has Just Opened in Cycle 8, Fiction Class

To All The Whole Megillah Readers, One seat has just opened in Cycle 8 of The Whole Megillah online fiction class. This is a six-week class, but you can proceed at your own pace. I provide weekly prompts, usually with … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Blessings

As I sit here looking forward to the Thanksgiving holiday only as a block of time to catch up on grading student compositions and short stories, I take a break to jot down some of the things I’m thankful for. … Continue reading

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Announcement from PJ Library – Deadlines Approaching!

READY FOR A FIELD TRIP? It’s said that travel broadens the mind, and PJ Library has two exciting opportunities coming up for authors and illustrators in spring 2018 that fill the bill. Travel to Israel with us March 18-25 for … Continue reading

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Literary Offerings into the World | October 2017 Report

Not much to report for October. Poetry: 0 submissions, 0 acceptances, 1 rejection (Salt Hill Journal). But I have completed another chapbook, Pounding Cobblestone, and am in the process of figuring out where to submit. I am writing one new poem … Continue reading

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2017 Year of the Book | Third Quarter Progress Report

I pledged 2017 as the Year of the Book. my year to sell a book manuscript. Now that the third quarter of the year has closed, here is my progress report: Poetry: My chapbook, Chicken Fat, is due out next … Continue reading

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New Online Workshops from The Whole Megillah

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

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