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Poet’s Notebook | Lesléa Newman, author of new collection, Lovely

The Whole Megillah (TWM): How does the Lovely collection differ from your previous collections? Lesléa Newman (LN): Each of my two most recent collections, I Carry My Mother and October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard  consists of a book-length series of poems with a narrative … Continue reading

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Report on Tent: Jewish Children’s Literature, August 2017

From August 13-August 20, 2017,  the National Yiddish Book Center, in partnership with PJ Library, and funded by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, hosted the first-ever Tent program of Jewish Children’s Literature. They received about 130 applications and selected 20 writers … Continue reading

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2016 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2016 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 2016 Sydney … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Leslea Newman

Lesléa Newman introduced herself to me after my Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) panel on “The Whole Megillah: The Jewish Experience in Children’s Books.” I was so honored to meet her and we discussed an interview for this … Continue reading

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