Tag Archives: A Curable Romantic

Loneliness and the Novel

Joseph Skibell, 2011 Sami Rohr Prize Choice Award recipient and author of A Curable Romantic, shares his remarks from the 2011 Sami Rohr Priza Gala.


A month or so ago, when my wife Barbara and I came to New York for the interview that determines the prize winners, we had dinner the night before with a group of cousins and my brother and my brother-in-law, and my Uncle Richard treated for the meal, which was very sweet, and afterwards, everybody said, you know, “If you win, the next meal will be on you.” Most of them are here tonight, and I just want to say … THIS is that meal. Continue reading here.

 

2011 Sami Rohr Prize Winner Announced


AUSTIN RATNER WINS

THE $100,000 2011 SAMI ROHR PRIZE FOR JEWISH LITERATURE

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Meet Sami Rohr Prize Finalist…Joseph Skibell

Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
Our third installment of “Words from our Finalists”…Joseph Skibell

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2011 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Finalists

 

FINALISTS FOR ROHR PRIZE IN FICTION ANNOUNCED
FIVE EMERGING AUTHORS OF PROMISE
IN RUNNING FOR $100K PRIZE
2011 AWARD CEREMONY TO BE HELD MAY 31
IN NEW YORK CITY

 

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The Model of a Modern Major Novelist

Posted by Naomi Firestone
For his two minutes (two minutes? read more here…) during the NETWORK conference (200 authors in 3 days! Oh my!), author Joseph Skibell (A Curable Romantic) wowed the audience with a different approach.  Continue reading here.