Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough

A Mother’s Lost Life, Before the War

Julie Metz talks to Fiction Editor Yona Zeldis McDonough her new book Eve and Eva: A Search for My Mother’s Lost Childhood and What War Left Behind (Atria). 

A Q&A with Novelist Ava Reid

The Wolf and the Woodsman is a book about identity crisis, on both a micro and macro scale.

Jennifer Anne Moses on Jewish Storytelling

“As children, all four of us attended a private day school modeled on the English public school, where we wore uniforms, danced around the Maypole, recited the Lord’s Prayer, and belted out the greatest hits of the Anglo-Saxon playbook…”

Malcah’s Closet

I want to tell you about my mother’s clothes.

Odd Woman Out: a Q&A with Melanie Chartoff

Melanie Chartoff has worked as an actor both on and off Broadway, and she’s endeared herself to audiences with the characters she’s created on Fridays, Seinfeld, Newhart, Parker Lewis and Rugrats. Now, she’s turned to writing, and she talks to Fiction Editor Yona Zeldis McDonough about Odd Woman Out: Exposure in Essays and Stories (Books… Read more »

Tell Me How You Got Here: An Interview With Emily Franklin

Emily Franklin is back, this time with her first collection of poetry, Tell Me How You Got Here (Terapin Books) and she chats with Fiction Editor Yona Zeldis McDonough about the many and varied sources of her inspiration.