In which the My Machberet blog presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety. Continue reading ›
One of my guiding principles in life is to catch as many of Yossi Klein Halevi’s books, articles, and presentations as possible. (A secondary principle: to do what I can to get others to do the same.)
Here’s a new presentation, delivered yesterday in Washington at the Anti-Defamation League’s National Leadership Summit. Continue reading ›
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). These posts are intended to complement/supplement monthly issues of The Practicing Writer newsletter, where you’ll always find more listings, none of them limiting eligibility to residents of a single municipality, state, or province (this blog, on the other hand, does sometimes include those more restricted opportunities). 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.”
I lived enough of the American century to feel it in my bones.
Source: Roger Cohen, “The Lessons of Paris and the Violence of Hope” (The New York Times)
Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to peruse over the weekend. Continue reading ›