Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to peruse over the weekend. Continue reading ›
Every Friday, the My Machberet blog presents an array of Jewish-interest links, primarily of the literary variety. Continue reading ›
Three quick things:
1. Busy Clients, Busy Publicist
I won’t list everything that’s been going on. But here are just a couple of items. Continue reading ›
“The front page of the New York Times Sunday Review featured one of the most biased, poorly informed, and historically inaccurate columns about the conflict between Israel and Palestine ever published by a mainstream newspaper. Written by Michelle Alexander, it is entitled, ‘Time to break the silence on Palestine,’ as if the Palestinian issue has not been the most overhyped cause on campuses, at the United Nations, and in the media.”
Source: Alan Dershowitz, “Time to Tell the Truth about the Palestinian Issue” (The Hill)
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.
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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.”
A poem is something that can’t otherwise be said addressed to someone who can’t otherwise hear it.
Source: Craig Morgan Teicher, We Begin in Gladness: How Poets Progress