LITERARY ESSAYS AND CRITICISM

 
THE QUARTERLY REVIEW:
 
On Grace Paley and How We Remember Her
The Quarterly Conversation
June 6, 2011
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On Jose Saramago’s The Notebook
The Quarterly Conversation
January, 6, 2011
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On Herta Muller’s “The Passport”
The Quarterly Conversation
March 6, 2010
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On Helen Cixous
The Quarterly Conversation
September 6, 2010
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On Clarice Lispector’s The Hour Of The Star
The Quarterly Conversation
June 6, 2010
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THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE:

 

J.M. Le Clezio at PEN World Voices Festival in NYC
National Book Critic’s Circle
April 27, 2009
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Elfriede’s Jelinek’s GREED
National Book Critic’s Circle Blog
July, 24, 2007
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Remembering Grace Paley
National Book Critic’s Circle Blog
August 31, 2007
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READYSTEADYBOOK.COM:

 
On Christa Wolf’s “The Quest for Christa T.”
June 18, 2012
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My Mother and Edith Wharton
April 25, 2012
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On Le Clezio’s Wandering Star
January 5, 2009
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On A.B.Yehoshua
July 5, 2008
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On Ann Quin’s Passages
August 8, 2008
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On Christine Lavant.
April 23, 2007
The Piano Teacher
July 24, 2007
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On Violette Leduc
October, 31, 2006
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On Israeli Sculptor Menache Kadishman
January 31, 2006
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On Dovid Bergelson’s Shadows of Berlin
August 8, 2005
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INTERVIEWS AND ARTICLES:

 

An Interview with Mark Thwaite
August, 2005
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Guest Authors: Leora Skolkin-Smith,
From Ron Hogan’s “Beatrice.com”
August, 2005
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Caroline Leavittville
“Leora Skolkin-Smith Talks About Madness, Grace Paley, Resisting What You Need to Write
November 14, 2011
The Washington Post
Saturday, August 25, 2007
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THE FICTION STUDIO BOOKS BLOG:

 

“On Writing Hystera”
“The Writer in Politics”
“Finding The Sense and Senses Of My Novel,” “Edges, O Israel, Palestine”
“On Writing, Grace Paley, and Mothers”
“Voodoo and Poetry”
“Dreams, Films, and Sandcastles”
August-November, 2011
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“Out-takes, A History of Mental Illness, Parables”
November-April
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“Paracelsus and Olivia”
“The “Ship of Fools”
“Maria, the Jewess”
“The Ship of Fools Revisited”
“Ralph, A medical student in Milkwaukee, 1952

THE LARGE-HEARTED BOY BLOG:

 
“Playlist for Hystera”
November 16, 2011
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THE CENTER FOR FICTION:

 
“The Thirty Year Old Novel
November 16, 2011
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PSYCHOLOGY TODAY

 
“Breaking the Bond of Depression”
November 16, 2011
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THE RENAISSANCE OF READING

 
“HYSTERA (2011) Leora Skolkin-Smith”
November 30, 2011
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SHORT STORIES

JEWISH FICTION

 
“A TAPE OF HELEN GILDERSTEIN SPEAKING”
December 5, 2011
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EVENTS

MEETING MICHELLE OBAMA

 
“MEETING MICHELLE OBAMA”
December 5, 2011
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