Category Archives: Jewish Book Council Authors Tour

Author Event: Fiddler in the Golden Land

Does your family have roots on the Lower East Side in New York?  The immigration stories of the turn of the century have long been a passion of mine and I am very pleased to be doing a special talk … Continue reading

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Ravenscraig Freebie Days November 14 and 15, 2012

Freebie Days are back!  Amazon.com is offering Ravenscraig for a free download today and tomorrow. Available in the US and in the UK. Why free?  This is part of the Kindle Select Program and the idea is to help authors … Continue reading

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Storytellers: Deborah Feldman, author of Unorthodox

Deborah Feldman was one of the most impressive authors I was privileged to hear speak at the Jewish Book Council Network Author’s event earlier this month. I was in New York to talk about Ravenscraig, my novel about an immigrant … Continue reading

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Readers Review Ravenscraig

Perhaps the greatest enjoyment in writing a book is getting notes from readers who are touched by the book.  This weekend I received two special notes that I would like to share. The first is from Heidi, a friend from … Continue reading

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Two Minutes to Make an Impression at the Jewish Book Council

“Two minutes?” “Yes. Two minutes.” “But it took four years to write my book.” “Yes.  Two minutes. Don’t worry. You’ll be fine.” The smiling coordinators of the Jewish Book Council Network Author Event spent months communicating the dreadful news to … Continue reading

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