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Mid-Week Field Notes–October 13, 2021

Some very quick things: I attended a virtual tribute to Elie Wiesel last night held at Washington National Cathedral. I met him once at the 92nd Street Y where he gave a talk about the MS St. Louis. I spoke … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–September 1, 2021

Some quick things: I’m looking forward to Labor Day weekend and self-isolation to work on my new novel-in-verse book proposal. I need to work on some new poems and lay out the annotated outline. What a pleasure it will be … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–August 25, 2021

Some quick things: I’m in the second week of isolation to write at least part of my dissertation. About a third of it will go to my advisor and a mentor after Yom Kippur for review. The insights I’m gaining … 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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Mid-Week Field Notes | May 19, 2021

Three quick things this week: My contemporary YA novel in verse has finally been sent out into the world. It lingered with my agent for months. It’s been called “gritty.” Working hard on a new short story for my Displaced … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | May 12, 2021

Four quick things this week: I have joined a Holocaust writing group. Other members are children of survivors. We meet on an ad hoc basis to share our writing and to generate new writing. I am no longer a literary … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | May 5, 2021

A few quick things this week: In May, I engage in three new generative writing programs: A three-week class at the Montclair Adult School via Zoom in braided essays, taught by my “landsman” Marian Calabro, to whom I credit my … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | April 28, 2021

Three quick things this week: I have signed the contract for my bio in verse and have completed the revisions. As soon as I’m able, I’ll announce the work. Meanwhile, I’ve joined a novel-writing Amherst Writers & Artists group for … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | April 21, 2021

Three quick things this week: I am still slogging through revisions of my bio in verse to meet my editor’s date. I have a bunch of new poems to write and hope I can find some poetic form to serve … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | April 14, 2021

Three quick things this week: Because I’m revising verse and because it’s National Poetry Month, I’ve ordered two books each from CavanKerry Press and Dos Madres Press for inspiration.  Blog interviews are beginning to emerge about my middle-grade novel in … Continue reading

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