Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend. Continue reading ›
Every Friday My Machberet presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
There are some great job opportunities advertised right now with 70 Faces Media.
Plus, a paid internship with Tablet.
Check out this new interview on Luna Luna with Ben Nadler, on Jewish literature and The Sea Beach Line.
One of this week’s searing reads: Elizabeth Edelglass’s “Abraham and Isaac,” fiction in New Haven Review.
Crowdsourcing here: I have a new poem that I’m trying to place (preferably with a paying venue) that I believe would be ideal for Yom HaAtzmaut (May 11-12 this year). Any ideas/contacts? The poem runs just over 200 words and just over 30 lines. Thanks in advance for your help!
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen
Shabbat shalom, everyone.
All Things Considered
On balance, a good week, notification-wise. Yes, there have been some rejections. But the week also brought a poetry acceptance (that poem will be out mid-month, and I’ll be sure to share it). And, I was also asked to contribute a poem to a site (I’ll share that in due course, too). So all of that is very cheering.
Meantime, I did send in my March Poetry Has Value update/stats, so I expect that you’ll be able to see that soon. Continue reading ›
“It has seemed to me that a vast double standard regarding what constitutes prejudice exists on American college campuses. There is hypersensitivity to prejudice against most minority groups but what might be called hyper-insensitivity to anti-Semitism.”
Source: Lawrence H. Summers (The Washington Post)
Monday brings the weekly batch of no-fee competitions/contests, paying submission calls, and jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction). Continue reading ›