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Mid-Week Field Notes | March 17, 2021

Three quick things this week: I think I’ve done all the revisions for a book-for-hire about the Holocaust. Doing this kind of work can be rewarding but also quite tedious and frustrating. I won an AWP raffle for a free … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: I attended so many virtual AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) sessions and have access to them for the next month. My favorites were about writing World War II nonfiction, literary translation, Jewish fiction … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: Starting today through the weekend I am attending virtual AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) sessions as often as I can. My first session: Revisiting History: Diverse Approaches to Historical Fiction. For six weeks … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: I’ve signed the contract and it’s been countersigned: My short story, “I, Divided,” will appear in Volume 13 (probably September) issue of Consequence, an international journal dedicated to the consequences of war. Emily Stoddard of … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: I’ve been listening to records my uncle and my aunt (his sister) made circa 1943-1944. What a hoot! The records were to be played at “victory speed” and were sent in lieu of letters. My … Continue reading

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Four quick things this week: I am amassing substantial content through my #52 snapshot project. Through this content, I’m gaining deeper insights into my family’s history and into writing essays, particularly lyric essays. I received word last week that my … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Four quick things this week: I’ll be moderating a book editorial panel on Feb. 8, 6 pm ET, at William Paterson University. Editors are : Altie Karper at Schocken; Tracy Sherrod at Amistad, an imprint of Harper Collins; Abby Muller … Continue reading

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Four quick things this week: I will now be a featured speaker about my middle-grade novel in verse, 37 Days at Sea: Aboard the MS St. Louis, 1939, at a Yom Hashoah event at the Mercer County Holocaust, Genocide & … Continue reading

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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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