Honey and Me

Guest Post on Purim for SCBWI-British Isles Magazine

I’m thrilled to share an essay I wrote for the Representation column of SCBWI-BI’s Words & Pictures magazine: it’s about the Jewish holiday of Purim, depicting the holiday in Honey and Me, antisemitism, Jewish joy, and school visits. REPRESENTATION Purim 6 MINUTE READ Purim is a Jewish holiday commemorating the saving of Jewish people in…

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Author Event with Years 5 & 6

I absolutely loved doing an author visit and writing workshop with Years 5 and 6 at Naima JPS. They were enthusiastic, engaged, creative and super fun!

STBA Blog Tour: Meira Drazin on The Whole Megillah

In the early fall of 2016 I happened upon a goldmine of a blog for Jewish writing, including a list of awards and contests. I was astonished to find one for unpublished Jewish children’s novels and with the deadline only a few days away, I applied… and several months later found out that I’d won,…

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It’s another STAR for HONEY AND ME!

šŸŒŸ Honey and Me šŸŒŸ has received another starred review, this one from School Library Journal. It’s an amazing review, one that really gets the novel and appreciates it for exactly the right reasons. And it ends with this verdict: “An effortless story that is both widely relatable and culturally specific. This excellent title featuring…

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Authors Panel at Books of Wonder

Join me on Saturday, November 5th, 3pm EST (7 pm UK time) at Books of Wonder on a virtual panel discussing Middle Grade Heroes to Look Up To. Bring questions, bring your friends, buy books! Register here

Guest Post on Scholastic’s OOM Blog

Jewish Joy by Meira Drazin, author of ‘Honey and Me’ Guest Blogger Ā //Ā  Sep 22, 2022 When I think of Rosh Hashanah, the upcoming Jewish New Year, my senses swarm with childhood memories: smooth velvet synagogue dresses, the smell of my motherā€™s honey cakes baking, our congregationā€™s voices lifted as one in song and prayer,…

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