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Two-in-One Author’s Notebook | A Visit to Moscow with Author Anna Olswanger and Illustrator Yevgenia Nayberg

Olswanger, Anna. A Visit to Moscow. Illustrated by Yevgenia Nayberg. Berkeley, CA: WestMargin Press, 2022, 72 pp. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What prompted the form of a graphic novel for you? Anna Olswanger (AO): As soon as I entered grade … Continue reading

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Two-in-One Notebook: Novelist Ruchama Feuerman and Agent Anna Olswanger

The Whole Megillah (TWM): You write for children and adults. How do you balance your time and interest? Ruchama Feuerman (RF): I don’t.  I’m all over the place. When I resonate with a project, I devour it and it devours … Continue reading

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The Whole Megillah Illustration Contest | Announcing the Winners

Jewish-themed Illustration Contest Names Winners The results are in from contest judge, Anna Olswanger. Thanks to all of you who submitted your artwork to The Whole Megillah Illustration Contest. Judging criteria included the ability of the illustration to: Tell a … Continue reading

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Attention Illustrators! Announcing The Whole Megillah Illustration Contest

Dear Illustrators, Finally, a contest for you! Enter The Whole Megillah Illustration Contest. How? Just send in a JPG of your finest Jewish-themed artwork and win a copy of The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats. You … Continue reading

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Event: Passover Play Based on Work by Anna Olswanger

Shlemiel Crooks: A Passover Musical A family musical revue based on books by award-winning author Anna Olswanger Performed by the Poppy Seed Players Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 11 am, Merkin Concert Hall, 129 W. 67th St., New York City … Continue reading

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Writers’ Conference | Where Do I Go from Here?

This announcement comes from the founder of the Shomer Shabbos Children’s Writers & Illustrators listserve, agent Anna Olswanger: Fall Workshop Where Do I Go From Here?: 3 Literary Agents, 3 Opinions You took the first step: you wrote a children’s … Continue reading

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New Consultant Added to 13th Annual Jewish Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference

New Consultant Added! Margery Cuyler, Publisher at Marshall Cavendish/Shofar Books Registration is now open for the 13th Annual Jewish Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference Register here Thirteenth Annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference Sponsored by the Jewish Book … Continue reading

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New Book Coaching Service

Some of you may know Anna Olswanger as the former coordinator of the Jewish Children’s Book Writers’ Conference and through her work as a literary agent with Liza Dawson Associates in New York. She’s sold to Balzer & Bray, Bloomsbury, … Continue reading

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Making Jewish Children’s Literature the Best It Can Be

The Whole Megillah Announces Editorial and Book Coach Services The Whole Megillah now devotes a page to helping writers ensure their work is the very best it can be. See our new page on Editorial Services to learn more about … Continue reading

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