Hello, lovely friends. I know it’s been forever. I just wanted to check in to let you know that my family and I are safe, and to share a few thoughts. Three years ago I published a novel called Disengagement that explores an important and often overlooked event in Israeli history. In my author’s note, […]
That time I appeared on the front page of the New York Times
After some COVID-related delays, including (as I mentioned in a previous update) the narrator getting stuck in another state (!) and needing to set up a whole new studio to finish recording the last few chapters, I am delighted to tell you that the audiobook of By Light of Hidden Candles is now available for […]
Last week was the 15th anniversary of the disengagement from Gaza on the Hebrew calendar. In light of its relevance, I was honored to have the opportunity to speak to Jessica Steinberg of The Times of Israel and Rav Mike Feuer, host of the podcast The Jewish Story, about my new novel, Disengagement. Here’s an […]
A collection of songs that inspired me while writing Disengagement.
Well, dear friends, the advance review copies of Disengagement have arrived! At my publishers’, that is. I’m not expecting to get my hands on any of these; I’m hoping they all find their way to Very Fancy Reviewers who will subsequently be bedazzled by my literary prowess. Or at least not throw the book across […]
Hello lovely people! Just wanted to let you know that I’ll be appearing at the launch of the 26th issue of arc, literary journal of the Israel Association of Writers in English, this coming Tuesday, May 21st, 7pm at the Abraham Hostel in downtown Jerusalem. I’ll be reading the two poems of mine that appear […]
My next novel is scheduled for publication in November 2019!
Greetings, my lovely friends! I have a few exciting things to tell you: #RBRT Award Nomination! By Light of Hidden Candles received positive reviews from two reviewers on Rosie’s Book Review Team (Barb Taub and Olga Núñez Miret), and it was just selected as a finalist for the RBRT Awards in the category of Romance! […]