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Last Call | Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books

You owe it to yourself and to your craft. Where else can you find a hands-on writing workshop geared specifically toward Jewish content? Have a picture book you’d like critiqued? Who best to do that? Editors who publish Jewish content and fellow … Continue reading

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Claim Your Seat for the 2016 Highlights Workshop, Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books

Do you want feedback on your picture book or novel? Do you want to learn more about submitting your Jewish-themed story? Select seats are still available at the 2016 Highlights Foundation workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books.” You’ll hear and learn … Continue reading

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Have You Signed Up Yet for the 2016 Highlights Workshop, Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books?

Join me, Kar-Ben publisher Joni Sussman, Scholastic executive editor Dianne Hess, Philomel assistant editor Talia Benamy, and guest author Kathy Kacer at the 2016 Highlights Foundation workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books.” The workshop has been running since 2010, giving writers access … Continue reading

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Upcoming Jewish Writers’ Conferences & Workshops

15th Annual Jewish Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Seminar Sponsored by the Jewish Book Council Sunday, November 10, Center for Jewish History Learn more>>> Jewish Story Sponsored by The Whole Megillah LLC in conjunction with the Association of Jewish Libraries … Continue reading

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Jewish Children’s Literature Experts Offer Writing Workshop

From the Highlights Foundation: Publishers of Jewish-Themed children’s writing are heading off in new directions, and the Highlights Foundation invited Barbara Krasner, publisher of The Whole Megillah: The Writer’s Resource for Jewish-themed Children’s Books, to create an expert-packed workshop to … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open! Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books

Highlights Foundation Workshop–Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books Registration is now open for the second annual Highlights Foundation workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books.” When: May 15-18, 2011 (starts with dinner on the 15th and ends with lunch and an optional tour of … Continue reading

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A History of Jewish Children’s Books—Part Three

Adapted from a talk given by Lisa Silverman, Library Director of Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, May 23, 2010 at the Highlights Founders Workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books” Genres of Jewish Children’s Literature—Realism in Jewish Family Life The first book in … Continue reading

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