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COIN: a collaborative story to benefit The Cabin’s programs

27 Apr 2017

On Friday, May 5, I’ll be participating in COIN–a collaborative online story to benefit The Cabin, a wonderful literary center in Boise, Idaho. ¬†I’ll be working on the story from 4 to 4:30 PM EST. Find out more about the story, the writers and how to donate, here.

Refund on NYPL list of books by women authors for International Women’s Day

15 Mar 2017

So happy to see Refund on this list of books compiled by the New York Public Library, books by women authors for International Women’s Day and beyond. You can read the list here.

Interview with my sister Aimee and I in Boise Weekly

09 Mar 2017

An interview with my sister Aimee and I, before our first event together at The Cabin in Boise, Idaho. You can read the interview here.

Video craft essay, “Adjusting Your Pace: How to Get Your Story to Move” up on Electric Literature

24 Feb 2017

My video essay on pace in stories and similarities to movement phrases is up on the website Electric Literature. You can read the essay here.

Fiction editor of new literary journal, Scoundrel Time

31 Jan 2017

I’m happy to be Fiction Editor and contributor to a new online ¬†literary journal, Scoundrel Time, which features creative responses to the current political era. You can find the website here.

 

 

 

My story “Theft” from Refund featured as a Weekend Read on website For Book’s Sake

09 Dec 2016

Happy that the website “For Book’s Sake” features my story “Theft” from Refund as a Weekend Read this week. You can read the story here.

“What It Means to Be a Writer in the Time of Trump” in Huffington Post

18 Nov 2016

I have some thoughts on this subject, as do many other writers whose work I love, in this piece in the Huffington Post. You can read the article here.

“The Man Who Hated Us and Then Forgot” in The Fourth River magazine

25 Oct 2016

My short short creative nonfiction piece, “The Man Who Hated Us and Then Forgot” is included in The Fourth River magazine issue, a tribute to the Melanie Brown lecture series. You can read my story here (it’s on p. 9).

“A Town of Empty Rooms” included on list of Jewish literature

05 Oct 2016

Happy to be included on this list of books by Jewish women writers. You can read Erika Dreifus’ essay on the state of Jewish literature essay here.

Judge for National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Program

02 Oct 2016

I was honored to be one of the judges for the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Program. My selection was the novel “Transoceanic Lights” by S. Li. You can read about the winners and judges here.

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