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Mid-Week Field Notes–September 28, 2022

Some very quick things: Happy 5783!

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Mid-Week Field Notes–September 21, 2022

Some very quick things: Here’s to a happy and healthy 5783! Happy New Year – L’shana tova!

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Mid-Week Field Notes–September 14, 2022

Some very quick things: Have a good week, everybody!

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Mid-Week Field Notes–September 7, 2022

Some very quick things: Have a good week, everybody!

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Mid-Week Field Notes–August 31, 2022

Some very quick things: I’m PhinisheD! I graduated Sunday evening with my Ph.D. in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Gratz College. The commencement ceremony was emotional, including a cantor-like rendition of Hatikvah. I’m dedicating part of Labor Day weekend to … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–August 24, 2022

Some very quick things: Ethel’s Song: Ethel Rosenberg’s Life in Poems received a starred review from School Library Journal that will appear in September. The reviewer called it “jaw-dropping.” Teaching begins again this week. I’m teaching five courses at three … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–August 17, 2022

Some very quick things: I did it! I successfully defended my doctoral dissertation, “Family, Survival, and Hope: The Persistence of Resistance and Rescue in North American Holocaust Literature for Children and Teens, 1940-2020.” I graduate with my Ph.D. in Holocaust … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–August 10, 2022

Some very quick things: How do you decide whether to send work to literary journal general submissions to enter contests? This is something I’m grappling with right now. The contest I have in mind has a deadline of February 1, … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–August 3, 2022

Some very quick things: I finished the first draft of my next historical novel in verse and have sent it on to my poetry mentor and the historical subject matter expert. I hope to get feedback by mid-month so I … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–July 27, 2022

Some very quick things: My poem, “Ancestor Manifesto,” appears on the Amherst Writers & Artists website, a result of the organization’s Write Around the World social justice fundraiser in May. The Poetica website announced the winners of the 2022 Miriam … Continue reading

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