"Why I Don't Write Sex"

Posted June 26, 2014 by Paula Marantz Cohen

It’s true—I draw the blinds on the sexual lives of my characters. I’m not being prudish; I have no objection to a candid depiction of sex where it enhances the readers’ experience of a book and its characters. But, it seems to me, in romantic fiction—in the comedies of manners... [Details]

Vincent Feldman at Loud! Fast! Philly!

Posted June 23, 2014 by Will Schofield

Joseph A. Gervasi interviewed Vincent Feldman for the Loud! Fast! Philly! project ("An aural history of the Philadelphia hardcore punk scene"). Photo of Vincent Feldman by Karen Kirchhoff [Details]

The Inquirer loves "Suzanne Davis Gets a Life"

Posted June 03, 2014 by Paul Dry

A spunky take on Jane Austen Another lighthearted, Jewish-centric, emotionally honest update from a Drexel professor. Sunday June 1, 2014 Philadelphia Inquirer It is a truth that is, once in a while, acknowledged that Jane Austen's stories about women's lives are about as relevant now as they were 200 years... [Details]