Posts Categorized: Rabbit in the Moon Blog

  • “Creative Achievement in the Humanities” Award

    “Tell Me More” – a profile that appeared in Engage: New Hampshire Humanities’ Magazine by Rebecca Kinhan “You could say Terry Farish is a story whisperer. For Farish, a writer, poet, and author, life is about words and storytelling.  But perhaps one of her greatest gifts is the ability to gently coax and nurture…


  • Writing Our Cultural Mosaic

    Hello Writers,  it was deeply wonderful to meet old friends and new writers at the  NESCBWI ’17 conference   Here are handouts from the workshop, “Writing Our Cultural Mosaic” I presented at the conference with the extraordinary Susan Lynn Meyer, author of New Shoes, winner of the NAACP Image Award.

  • The Refugee Experience, ALA Booklist for Teens

    ALA-YALSA offers a reading list of YA fiction and nonfiction to help teens understand the refugee experience.  The Refugee Experience for Teens.  The comments section took me to work of nonfiction I have to read, In the Sea There are Crocodiles, the story of Enaiatollah Akbadi written by Fabio Geda.  It is Geda’s “first person rendition” of Enaia’s journey…


  • CuriousCity’s Month-by-Month in Kit Lit

    For everybody celebrating the world’s events and joys and books that honor them, take a look at this magic created by Kirsten Cappy at Curious CityDPW. Curious City offers month-by-month book engagement programming kits, event kits, and book club and discussion guides.  Here!

  • Elsa Marston’s Love Affair with Lebanon

    Here is what I imagine.  Elsa Marston’s literary love affair with Lebanon and the Middle East might also have been about a love affair with her husband, Iliya Harik. He was from Lebanon and taught at Indiana University all their married life.  Elsa Marston has just died.  I can say she was my colleague, but…