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S. J. Dahlstrom writes inspirational piece for The Nerdy Book Club

Posted March 22, 2017 by Mara Brandsdorfer

S. J. Dahlstrom, seventh grade teacher and author of the Wilder Good series, writes about trying to get a struggling, disinterested student to read: "I began throwing books at him non-stop. I pointed him out to our plucky librarian and got her involved." Eventually, after discovering Doug TenNapel graphic novels, Dahlstrom writes, "He... [Details]


James Rahn featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Posted March 06, 2017 by Mara Brandsdorfer
James Rahn , Rittenhouse Writers

The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a story on James Rahn, auhor of Rittenhouse Writers, and the success of his Rittenhouse Writers Group: Part writing teacher, part therapist, James Rahn has midwifed countless short stories and novels in the three decades since he founded the Rittenhouse Writers’ Group (RWG), a fiction workshop he offers... [Details]



Wilder and Sunny is a Lamplighter Award Finalist

Posted February 06, 2017 by Mara Brandsdorfer
S.J. Dahlstrom , Wilder and Sunny , Wilder Good

The Triple Crown Awards released their 2017-18 list of finalists. Wilder and Sunny, the third book in "The Adventures of Wilder Good" series, is a finalist for the Lamplighter Award for grades 6-8. The first Wilder Good book, The Elk Hunt, was also a finalist for 2015-16.   Harding University’s Brackett Library and the National... [Details]


Washington Independent Review of Books calls Doublethink/Doubletalk "aphoristic genius"

Posted October 05, 2016 by Mara Brandsdorfer
Doublethink/Doubletalk , Eva Brann

Grace Cavalieri, the founder/producer of “The Poet and the Poem” from the Library of Congress, praises Eva Brann's Doublethink/Doubletalk in the Washington Independent Review of Books:"Each fragment, a point of view, almost fits into the culture of poetry — slivers that reflect an opinion, judgment, or taste. Her remarks come... [Details]



Stone Tablets in the Wall Street Journal

Posted July 25, 2016 by Jared Hupp

The Wall Street Journal calls Stone Tablets a "masterwork" and Wojciech Zukrowski an "iconic writer." See the full review below. Thou Shalt NotA novel that explores the bloody legacy of Stalinism through an affair between a diplomat and a doctor. By Elliot AckermanWhen Wojciech Zukrowski first published “Stone Tablets” in... [Details]