In her graphic essay, Anya Ulinich remembers her childhood trips to Donetsk and reflects on the war’s impact on her family.
From personal history to Forward classics, it was a rich year for Jewish women in comics. Michael Kaminer takes a look behind the bright colors.
More and more Jewish writers from the former Soviet Union are writing about their immigration experiences.
Six hours of video footage showing Jewish life in Poland before the war is on display at the Museum of the City of New York — a beautiful and heartbreaking experience.
It’s been said that sophomore albums and second novels form one of the least-loved and most-overlooked categories in the arts. We remember the flashy debuts and frequently forget the inevitably disappointing follow-ups. Which is why authors and readers alike welcomed the news that Slate and the Whiting Foundation would be assembling a list of “best second novels” later this year. In that spirit, allow us to nominate “Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel,” the second novel by Anya Ulinich, 41, author and illustrator of 2007’s widely acclaimed “Petropolis.”
The Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibit focuses on the art of — where else? — the hippest borough. Anya Ulinich finds that many things are left unsaid — in a very Brooklyn way.
In a year of books authored by immigrants from the Soviet Union, Anya Ulinich’s graphic novel ‘Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel’ offers a hilarious take on dating.
“You will stomp us into the dirt,” is how her mother responded to Anya Ulinich’s new tragicomic graphic novel. Paul Berger had a more open view of ‘Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel’!
In the three years since it was founded, the Sami Rohr Prize — the winner of which will be announced this week — has become one of the most prestigious awards for Jewish writing. Given out, in alternating years, for works of fiction and non-fiction, the Prize is also the most lucrative of its genre — with the Jewish Book Council handing out a top prize of $100,000 along with two smaller “Choice” prizes.