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Mid-Week Field Notes

Four quick things this week: I am amassing substantial content through my #52 snapshot project. Through this content, I’m gaining deeper insights into my family’s history and into writing essays, particularly lyric essays. I received word last week that my … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Four quick things this week: I will now be a featured speaker about my middle-grade novel in verse, 37 Days at Sea: Aboard the MS St. Louis, 1939, at a Yom Hashoah event at the Mercer County Holocaust, Genocide & … Continue reading

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Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced Today!

2021 SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARDS ANNOUNCED For More Information Contact:Rebecca Levitan, ChairSydney Taylor Book Award CommitteeAssociation of Jewish Librarieswww.sydneytaylorbookawards.orgsydneytaylorbookaward@jewishlibraries.org January 25, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  2021 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced  Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: For two weeks now I have set aside an hour on Fridays to engage in collage. For me, it’s a good way to end the week and get into a different headspace for Shabbos. My … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things: I had grand plans to work on my genealogical memoir by taking a Creative Nonfiction advanced memoir class. But that was before the semester started. I just can’t get into my personal writing space at the moment … Continue reading

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AJL Announces 2020 Sydney Taylor Book Awards

For More Information Contact: Rebecca Levitan, Chair Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee Association of Jewish Libraries http://www.sydneytaylorbookawards.org sydneytaylorbookaward@jewishlibraries.org January 27, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2020 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why a Writer Should Attend the Annual Association of Jewish Libraries Conference

At the end of 2010, I was invited to apply for an open position of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee. I was delighted when I was accepted. I joined a team of librarians and … Continue reading

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Report from Las Vegas | Association of Jewish Libraries Annual Conference, 2014

As the first-ever recipient of the Groner/Wikler Scholarship, I was financially able to attend last week’s Association of Jewish Libraries annual conference, this year held in Las Vegas. Thank you to AJL and Kar-Ben for this wonderful award! Over the … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Notebook | Linda R. Silver

For August 2010, The Whole Megillah Librarian’s Notebook features an interview with Linda R. Silver. Linda is a librarian and a specialist in Jewish children’s literature.  She has written two books on the subject as well as speaking, teaching, and … Continue reading

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Jewish American Heritage Month and the Sydney Taylor Book Award

On May 7, Kathe Pinchuck, Outgoing Chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee posted in the AJL Blog, People of the Books, a list of Sydney Taylor Book Awards winners, celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month. I urge you to … Continue reading

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