Blog Archive: May 2016


American Jewish Experience Around the Web

May 31, 2016

By Erika Dreifus

Welcome to the latest installment of “American Jewish Experience Around the Web.” In these posts, we curate for you some of the most compelling items we’ve discovered online lately that address American Jewish Experience (AJE).

¡Felicidades! to THE BOOK OF STONE

May 24, 2016

By Erika Dreifus

Check out the cover for the Spanish-language edition of Jonathan Papernick’s The Book of Stone:

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Some Jewish Short Stories for Short Story Month

May 17, 2016

By Erika Dreifus

Maybe you already know that April is National Poetry Month. That tradition is relatively well established and recognized. But did you know that May brings another reason for literary celebration? That May has been designated Short Story Month (SSM)? 

No? Read on.

Another Way to Honor Author Edward Lewis Wallant

May 10, 2016

By Erika Dreifus

A new way to honor Edward Lewis Wallant here on the FTB site.

Jessamyn Hope

Paterson Fiction Prize Results Announced

May 3, 2016

By Erika Dreifus

We’d like to extend our congratulations to Jessamyn Hope, whose debut novel Safekeeping (Fig Tree Books, 2015) was recently named a finalist for the 2016 Paterson Fiction Prize.