Pre-Shabbat Jewish Literary Links
Photo Credit: Reut Miryam Cohen Every Friday My Machberet presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety.
News about Orly Castel-Bloom’s Sapir Prize win in Israel (via Beth Kissileff and the Forward) brings similarly exciting news on the forthcoming-translation front. (Reminder: I am a fan of Castel-Bloom’s work.) A spotlight on deserving
short-story collections, via Howard Freedman/ J weekly. On the
Lilith blog: Yona Zeldis McDonough interviews Rebecca Kanner, whose latest novel offers a retelling of the story of the biblical Esther. A highly
informative and interesting review by Josh Lambert of Leah Garrett’s Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel (also via the Forward). And I’m pretty pleased with
this post I wrote for the Fig Tree Books blog celebrating the work of American Jewish women writers (and women reviewers) for Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day.