Tag Archives: Erika Dreifus

March 2017 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is pleased to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: Deborah Kalb interviews a variety of authors on her website, Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb. She recently interviewed Sarah Kaminsky about her book … Continue reading

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June 2016 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is pleased to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: From Shiloh Musings, Batya Medad reviews Witness to History by Sybil Kaplan. Medad calls it an amazing book of modern Israeli history … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value

Inspired by Erika Dreifus and her guest blogs at Jessica Piazza’s Poetry Has Value, I decided to track my literary submissions—or offerings, if you prefer—on a monthly basis. Sure, I’d been tracking them in Excel, but I wasn’t really look … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Erika Dreifus, Quiet Americans: Stories

The Whole Megillah (TWM): Why write short stories vs. longer forms? Erika Dreifus (ED): For me, the question is formulated slightly differently. I’ve always wondered what, for instance, made F. Scott Fitzgerald realize that “Babylon Revisited” was meant to be … Continue reading

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January 2015 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah is pleased to once again host the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: The Fig Tree Books blog reflects on diversity within American Jewish literature. On My Machberet, Erika Dreifus looks back on her year in Jewish books. … Continue reading

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Guest Post | Seminar on Jewish Story Report, Part Four by Sheila Lewis

An All-of-a Kind Seminar on Jewish Story In a four-part series, Sheila Lewis reports on her experiences at the recent Seminar on Jewish Story, sponsored by The Whole Megillah LLC, together with the Association of Jewish Libraries. The final panel … Continue reading

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April 2014 Jewish Book Carnival

The Whole Megillah once again hosts the monthly Jewish Book Carnival! Here are this month’s links: On My Machberet, Erika Dreifus hosts Molly Antopol, author of the story collection The UnAmericans, for a Q&A. On the Jewish Book Council’s “The Prosen People,” … Continue reading

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