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  I am honored to announce that my essay, “Stones Sipping Air” about my visit to the Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague has been selected as one of ten finalists in the 2018 Tiferet Writing Contest.    

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Yesterday, my review of Claudia Rankine’s¬†Citizen, An American Lyric, was up on the Brevity Blog¬†and then up on the magazine itself Later, I realized that the piece coincided with MLK Day. Probably, an example of right place at … Continue reading

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An August Evening

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Three orange plastic chairs. One that will be pulled off to one side for the moderator. The spotlight will be on two women, sitting in the center of a boxy wooden platform. Two low mikes on long arms stand ready … Continue reading

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