March 25, 2010

Notes from Around the Web

Some big news of my own: My short story collection, Quiet Americans, will be published in early 2011 by Last Light Studio books. Expect to hear much more about this here!
New discovery: "Olah-la is a contemporary, online meeting place for writers, artists, and people interested in or connected to Israel." Accepts writing in English and French. (via
Lovely blog post on "Teaching Tots About Shabbat", by Linda K. Wertheimer.
Remarkable account of "Mourner's Kaddish in Mumbai," set shortly after the terrorist attack of November 2008, by Akiva Freidlin in Witness.
Allegra Goodman has another novel coming, and it has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly!
And just in time for Passover readings, Jonathan Kirsch introduces us to poet Edward Hirsch's latest book.


matthue said...

Congratulations! And it's really cool that you've got your own stuff going on, even while you're staying on top of the Jewish-books-and-writers news for all the rest of us.

Erika D. said...

What a lovely comment! Thank you so much!