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Jewish Fiction .net
About Jewish Fiction .net: Jewish Fiction .net showcases the finest contemporary Jewish-themed fiction from around the world (either written in, or translated into, English). Stories and novel excerpts welcome.
Editors: Dr. Nora Gold
Simultaneous submissions: yes (with notice) Email submissions: no Online submissions: yes (see website) Reading period: year-round Response time: 4 months Payment: no Contests: no Founded: 2010 Issues per year: 3 Print issues: no
Publisher's description: Jewish Fiction .net is currently the only English-language journal devoted exclusively to publishing Jewish fiction. We showcase the finest contemporary writing on Jewish themes (either written in, or translated into, English) from around the world. In our first 2½ years, we have published 136 stories or novel excerpts that were written on five continents and in eleven languages: English, French, Spanish, Serbian, Russian, Romanian, Turkish, Croatian, Yiddish, Ladino, and Hebrew. We’ve published such eminent authors as Elie Wiesel, Aharon Appelfeld, Chava Rosenfarb, A.B. Yehoshua, Nava Semel, Steve Stern, Nessa Rapoport, Abraham Karpinovich, Lara Vapnyar, Amir Gutfreund, Ruth Almog, Thane Rosenbaum, Alicia Steimberg, Norman Manea, Ann Birstein, Gabriel Josipovici, Avirama Golan, Mario Levi, Shahar Bram, Gordana Kuic, Savyon Liebrecht, Grigory Kanovich, and Yoram Kaniuk, as well as some very fine writers not yet well-known.
Jewish Fiction .net has readers in 111 different countries and has been praised by, and featured in, such notable venues as The Forward, The Jewish Week, The Jerusalem Post, Achbar Ha’ir (Haaretz), The Algemeiner, Hadassah Magazine, Radio Shalom, and Makor Rishon.
September 2013: Welcome to this splendid Rosh Hashana issue of Jewish Fiction .net, containing four terrific Rosh Hashana stories, a fifth one about someone accused of praying too passionately in shul, and eleven other first-rate works of fiction (originally written in Spanish, Russian, French, Hebrew, and English). Sixteen fabulous stories for your pleasure!
The April 2013 issue contains 16 first-rate works of fiction, originally written in 6 languages: Serbian, Romanian, Ladino, Yiddish, Hebrew, and English. In honour of Israel’s recent Remembrance/Independence Days, 7 of the stories here are written by Israelis. Issue 10 features such eminent authors as A.B. Yehoshua, Radu Cosaşu, Ana Šomlo, Amir Gutfreund, Lili Berger, Edna Mazya, Shahar Bram, Maya Arad, Yoav Avni, and Michael Lavigne, and some excellent writers not yet well-known.
last updated 09/03/2013