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Holocaustkidlit.com Goes Live | Online Searchable Database of Children’s Holocaust Literature

Yesterday at Hebrew Union College in New York City at the annual conference of the Association of Jewish Libraries, I announced and demonstrated the debut of Holocaustkidlit.com, a new website featuring an online searchable database of children’s Holocaust literature published … Continue reading

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Literary Offerings into the World | May 2017 Report

The spring semester is now over and I can return to writing! Poetry: 2 submissions (Foundry and Cimarron Review), and 3 rejections to report (Ilanot Review, Green Mountains Review, Manhattanville Review). Fiction: Continuing work on my Prague story. Rejection of a flash fiction … Continue reading

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Commemorating the Tragedy of the MS St. Louis, 1939

Tablet Magazine recently reported that Jewish communities throughout the United States plan to hold vigils to commemorate the MS St. Louis today, June 6. On this day in 1939, the luxury liner’s captain, Gustav Schroeder, received orders from his superiors … Continue reading

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2017 Year of the Book | First Quarter Progress Report

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

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Literary Offerings into the World | April 2017 Report

During the academic semester, there’s a trend: I don’t write or send out that much material. I hope to remedy that after mid-May. Note: Since Poetry Has Value no longer offers the fabulous guest posts I looked forward to reading … Continue reading

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Gauging Your Interest in Two New Online History and Literature Courses

The Whole Megillah wants to gauge your interest in two new courses. If you’re interested in one of the following, please contact barbarakrasner(at)att(dot)net or comment below. The Holocaust – A six-week online course that covers anti-Semitism across Europe in the … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value | March 2017 Report

Not much activity to report for March, and I suspect there won’t be much until the semester ends. Rejections continue to roll in from my frenetic December 2016 submissions. Poetry: 1 submission (Silver Birch Review), 1 acceptance (Gravel), and 4 rejections to report … Continue reading

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