Keeping to routine: the weekly batch of writing-related resources, news, and reflections. (Heavy on the interviews this week, I’ve just realized.) Continue reading ›
“‘I only criticize Israel within Israel,’ he has said time and again, often expressing anger at those Diaspora Jews who have marginal Jewish affiliation and yet use the mantle of the Jewishness to add credibility to their criticism.”
Source: Michael Berenbaum’s Forward tribute to Elie Wiesel
I spent a chunk of time over the weekend reviewing the proofs of this essay, which will appear in the forthcoming Third-Generation Holocaust Narratives: Memory in Memoir and Fiction.
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 ›
In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”
Because there are, among us, in every political camp, limited, angry, violent, and/or damaged people, waiting for any excuse to throw off the tethers of restraint and get after it.
Source: George Saunders, “Trump Days” (The New Yorker)
Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend. Continue reading ›