Every Friday My Machberet presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
I was profoundly moved by Marc Kaminsky’s “First Cousins—A Visit to Israel in Verse” when I read it in Jewish Currents, and I’m so glad that it’s now available online.
“Israel Has An Amazing Literary Diaspora,” and Beth Kissileff reports on it for The Tower.
A short story that appeared in Lilith more than a decade ago is now part of Miryam Sivan’s Snafus and Other Stories. Lilith‘s fiction editor asks the author a few questions.
Speaking of fiction–this week brought a new story by Michael Chabon on Tablet.
And it has been a busy week at Fig Tree Books, the Jewish fiction-focused publishing company I work for. Among the highlights–the launch of our redesigned website. Please take a look; if you haven’t yet signed up for the FTB newsletter, please subscribe!