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Mid-Week Field Notes | June 9, 2021

Some quick things: I completed revisions on my Ethel Rosenberg bio in verse. I hope my editor agrees that I completed them! I gave a presentation on Yizkor books (Holocaust memorial books) to my graduate “Reading Yiddish for Holocaust Research” … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | June 2, 2021

Some quick things: Still sloughing away at revisions on my Ethel Rosenberg bio in verse. This week I’m back at translating from Yiddish a 1947 journal article about the destruction of eastern Galician Jewry. I should have it completed by … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | May 26, 2021

Some quick things: I await yet more comments from my editor on my Ethel Rosenberg bio in verse. I know what I’ll be doing over Memorial Day weekend! Today I’m giving my two-minute pitch at the Jewish Book Council’s Author … Continue reading

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New Book Announcement! Ethel Rosenberg: A Life in Poems by Barbara Krasner

This appeared yesterday in Publishers Marketplace: April 29, 2021 – ETHEL ROSENBERG, by Barbara Krasner Children’s: Young Adult Fiction Barbara Krasner’s ETHEL ROSENBERG: A LIFE IN POEMS, highlighting the life of Ethel Rosenberg, to Carolyn Yoder at Calkins Creek, for publication in fall 2022, … Continue reading

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Last Chance Event Reminder: The History of Genocide in Cinema

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Author’s Notebook | Jumping Over Shadows: A Memoir by Annette Gendler

“The true story of a German-Jewish love that overcame the burdens of the past.” Gendler, Annette. Jumping Over Shadows: A Memoir. Berkeley, CA: She Writes Press, 2017. 233 pages, $16.95 list, paperback. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What prompted you to … Continue reading

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2021 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2021 Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour, the culmination of a full week of insightful and inspiring award-winning author and illustrator interviews. Read about the blog tour and all 2021 Sydney … Continue reading

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Genocide on the Big Screen

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The Association of Jewish Libraries Announces the 2021 Winners of the Jewish Fiction Award

Today, the Association of Jewish Libraries announced the following: Max Gross is the winner of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) Jewish Fiction Award for his novel The Lost Shtetl, published by HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The award includes a … Continue reading

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Jewish Book Council Announces 2020 National Jewish Book Awards

2020 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Award Winners JBC Staff January 27, 2021 2020 NATION­AL JEW­ISH BOOK AWARDS ANNOUNCED Book of the Year Award­ed to Rab­bi Jonathan Sacks for Moral­i­ty Lau­ra Arnold Leib­man Wins Three Awards with The Art of the Jew­ish Family Colum McCann Wins Fic­tion Award with Apeirogon New York, Jan­u­ary 27, 2021—Jew­ish … Continue reading

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