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Jew in the south | Jew in the south

marilyn-kallet's picture
Oct.17.2010
Tonight marks the start of Marge Piercy's residency in Knoxville.  She's here on an intercultural grant--which would be funny if it weren't sad.  Her poems on Jewish identity helped us to secure the grant.  Jews are in a minority in Knoxville, and can still be a curiosity.  And there's still a...
maureen-sherbondy's picture
Dec.11.2009
What a great year it's been! My first short story collection was published and I've had many readings. As if that wasn't enough--I got to be interviewed on NPR's The State of Things this week. It's a strange thing being on the radio. Usually when I get ready for a reading, the first thing I ask...