Tag Archives: Richard Michelson

Guest Post by Barbara Bietz | Report on 2018 Tent–Jewish Children’s Literature

I recently returned from a week at the Yiddish Book Center as a participant in the TENT program for children’s writers and illustrators. This incredible program, sponsored by PJ Library, was a journey of soulful explorations, academic discussions, and emotion-filled … Continue reading

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2018 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2018 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 2018 Sydney … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Richard Michelson, The Language of Angels

The Language of Angels: A Story about the Reinvention of Hebrew Written by Richard Michelson and illustrated by Karla Gudeon (Charlesbridge, 2017) The Whole Megillah (TWM): What got you interested in writing about the invention of modern Hebrew? I see you … Continue reading

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2017 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour | Final Stop

You’ve now come to the final stop along the 2017 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 2017 Sydney … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Richard Michelson, Author of Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy

Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy Written by Richard Michelson and illustrated by Edel Rodriguez Knopf Books for Young Readers, 40 pages, 2016 The Whole Megillah (TWM): Since you had a personal relationship with Leonard Nimoy, were there differences in … Continue reading

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Making a Commitment to Your Writing

Although I don’t think it was premeditated, I realize I’ve made a commitment to my writing, specifically poetry. Here’s the evidence: I signed up for and participated in a Highlights Foundation workshop on Novels in Verse (which was outstanding!) I … 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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