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Arlene Friedman Shepherd: The Life She Loved

Arlene Friedman

Updated 3-15-2020
by Pat McNees


My farewell to a long-time good friend, Arlene Friedman Shepherd, appeared in the wonderful annual year-end series in the New York Times Magazine: The Lives They Loved. (Blast! It's no longer online! What happened to the paper of record???) For someone who graduated from a secretarial school and never went to college, Arlene's career in book publishing was astounding. It is shocking to me that the New York Times did not see fit to give her an obituary--but at least there was a nod to her in the magazine. Read More 

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New fellowship in Jewish fiction writing and scholarship

The Posen Foundation is pleased to announce the Posen Society of Fellows, a new
$40,000 international fellowship in Jewish fiction writing and scholarship. Jonathan
Safran Foer will be judging the fiction writing application. The deadline for
applications is January 15, 2013. For more information, eligibility and application
criteria please see visit  Read More 
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