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mylene-dressler's picture
Nov.03.2012
My new novella, The Wedding of Anna F., has been published this week in Big Fiction. Here is how the story, about a woman who believes she is Anne Frank, begins: The interviewer is coming today. So. Here is the simple part: choosing what to wear. I’ve told my little assistant buzzing downstairs—...
sam-horn's picture
Mar.25.2011
"When I write I can shake off all my cares. My sorrow disappears, my spirits are revived!" - Anne Frank I have just climbed the steep stairs to the secret annex at 263 Prinsengracht in Amsterdam and I'm now standing in the small room where a young Anne Frank poured her soul into her...
alice-hoffman's picture
Mar.25.2011
The woman in history who has meant the most to me was a thirteen year-old girl when she began the diary about which John Kennedy wrote, "Of all the multitudes who throughout history have spoken for human dignity in times of great suffering and loss, no voice is more compelling than that of...
dale-estey's picture
Feb.21.2011
I do believe there are limitations to 'art' - the written word included. I have, for instance, long been troubled with depictions of the Holocaust in any artistic venue. Yet, I watch World War Two movies, read novels about it, and have indeed incorporated the event into my own writing. There is...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.29.2010
Anne Frank's Classmates Book at the Frankfurt Book Fair By Maryann Yin on Sep 29, 2010 09:23 AM   Theo Coster's book, By The Classmates of Anne Frank, will be shopped around at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair. Seven of Anne Frank's former classmates contributed to the manuscript. The book has...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.21.2010
   W&N secures new Anne Frank title  Graeme Neill Recently discovered ­letters, documents and photographs of Anne Frank and her family will form the basis of a new book acquired by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Editor-in-chief Michael Dover bought British Commonwealth rights, except Canada, from...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.27.2010
Anne Frank tree topples in Amsterdam   The chestnut tree that once comforted Anne Frank in Amsterdam has toppled despite being propped up by workers in April 2008. (Evert Elzinga/Associated Press) A monumental chestnut tree that cheered teenage diarist Anne Frank while she was in hiding from...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.23.2010
      Andersen complains over Anne Frank articles 21.06.10 | Catherine Neilan and Caroline Horn Andersen Press is writing to the Sunday Times "correcting and clarifying" an article published this weekend, which claimed a forthcoming book sexualised Anne Frank. The young adult novel...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.22.2010
A fictionalized account of Anne Frank's diary is causing some furor. In the book, Anne and her boyfriend have physical contact and talk of sex. I am of two minds about this. Basically, if done well, honestly, discretely and without puerile intent, I find it acceptable. I am a writer who has taken...
manny-pacheco's picture
May.03.2010
One thing that should never be forgotten is The Holocaust during Hitler’s campaign of terror. There are some folks that would like to tell the world that the extermination of a people never existed during World War II. This horrible fact of the human race should always be remembered if only not to...