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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: A client of mine at the Olswanger Literary LLC agency saw that my middle-grade novel in verse, 37 Days at Sea: Aboard the MS St. Louis, 1939, is on amazon for pre-sale. Thanks, Joanne Fritz! … Continue reading

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Thursday Links

Here are this week’s links: From The Librarians blog (thanks, Erika Dreifus!): Rebuilding Isaac Bashevis Singer’s mother’s shtetl of Bilgoraj From the Rutgers University Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life: “A Rosenberg of Any Other Name: A History … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: For two weeks now I have set aside an hour on Fridays to engage in collage. For me, it’s a good way to end the week and get into a different headspace for Shabbos. My … Continue reading

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Thursday Links

Here are this week’s links: From the Jewish Literary Journal: “The Klezmer Clarinet” by Mel Goldberg From Creative Nonfiction: More craft webinars to come From Allison K. Williams: The Year of the Writer  From Jane Friedman: Upcoming online classes, reasonably priced … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: My writing goals for 2021 include working on two new book-length projects, one adult hybrid of found poetry and prose and one YA historical novel in verse. To fuel inspiration, I’m going to read, read, … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: For my “Artist Date” this week, I engaged in an evening of “Soul Collage.” I created eleven cards that I can use as prompts for my writing. You basically find images that speak to you … Continue reading

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Thursday Links

Here are this week’s links: From Tablet: “A Holocaust Fairy Tale from France“ Looking for something to do on Christmas Eve? Join the Jewish Review of Books Dec. 24 interview with historian Sarah Abrevaya Stein, author of Suitcases Full of … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: In preparation for my year-end assessment, I’ve gone through my notebooks of Amherst writing from March to the beginning of December: Poetry: 64 poems, including contributions to my YA contemporary novel in verse and my … Continue reading

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Thursday Links

Here are this week’s links: From the Association of Jewish Libraries: AJL PRESENTS: The Sydney Taylor Real and Mock Book AwardsWednesday, January 6, 2021 at 4:30pm PT / 7:30pm ETThis event is sponsored by AJL’s SSCPL Division. All members and non-members … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: Serendipity strikes again. I mentioned Erica Goss‘s newsletter last week and bought a book from Dos Madros Press. The press was promoting the work of Prague poet Lucien Zell. I wondered: Was that the ex-pat … Continue reading

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