Translating the Bible: An Interview with Aviya Kushner (Hebrew)

  The latest installment of “Translator’s Cut” brings us to the Hebrew language. I recently read translator Aviya Kushner’s excellent book on translating the Bible and was absolutely mesmerized. One gets a whole new appreciation for...

Profile: First Runner-up Elizabeth Horneber

By Anne Pinkerton Credit: Michael Torres Elizabeth Horneber is the first runner-up of SFWP’s 2015 Literary Awards Program for her book Chinese Red, a collection of connected essays about a girl who leaves home, falls for a country and...

Profile: Grand Prize Winner A.A. Balaskovits

By Anne Pinkerton Credit: Angela Wood A.A. Balaskovits is the Grand Prize winner of SFWP’s 2015 Literary Awards Program for her book of stories Magic for Unlucky Girls, a collection that consists largely of re-imaginings of fairy tales, “though one...

Profile: Second Runner-Up Lisa Reisman

By Lisa Marie Werhan Credit: Joanne Wilcox Higher education? Check. Professional law career? Been there, done that. Successful career change? Piece of cake. Marathon? No problem. Published memoirist? Yes, Lisa Reisman has achieved that, too. Her personal and...

Literary Award Program Grand Prize Winners

GRAND PRIZE WINNER Credit: Angela Wood A.A. Balaskovits has work appearing in The Southeast Review, The Madison Review, Wigleaf, Gargoyle, Permafrost, and many others. She is the winner of Sequestrum’s 2015 New Writer’s Award. She currently...