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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer


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Writing (and Publishing) While Jewish: The Situation in 2018

Last Sunday, I had the privilege of co-leading a session—with author Rachel Kadish—at Grub Street’s The Muse and the Marketplace conference in Boston.

Session sign from The Muse and the Marketplace.

Here’s the official description for the session on “Writing (and Publishing) While Jewish: The Situation in 2018”: Continue reading ›

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Monday Markets and Jobs for Writers

Monday brings the weekly batch of no-fee, paying competitions, contests, and calls for submissions—plus jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction).

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Back Next Week

In case you missed the note on my other blog—please stand by for the next post(s) to come once I return from a long weekend attending Grub Street’s The Muse and the Marketplace conference in Boston. Thanks so much for your patience. Enjoy the end of Passover, and Shabbat shalom!

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Midweek Notes from a Practicing Writer

Three quick things:

1. Tomorrow I’ll be Boston-bound for Grub Street’s The Muse & the Marketplace conference (where I will be co-leading a Sunday morning session with Rachel Kadish). I’m going to take a brief blogging hiatus while I’m away; look for the next blog post here (and also, on My Machberet) after I return. Continue reading ›

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Words of the Week

“We see this weekend as the continuation of a tragedy that has not brought the people of Israel and Gaza any closer to a future of peace and hope for all of their children. As the Boston Jewish community continues to celebrate the Passover holiday this week, we are mindful of the lessons learned at our seders, that we do not rejoice over the tragedy of others and we are ever hopeful for peace and stability for all people.”

Source: JCRC of Greater Boston Statement on Events Along the Gaza Border

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