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Book Club Event with Kushner’s PTA

This was a most special event that I am still on a high from. On the third night of Chanukah, the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy/Rae Kushner Yehiva High School (a Modern Orthodox day school in NJ)’s PTA (KPAC) sponsored an author visit where I spoke to parents and students about my journey to becoming an…

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Author Visit at Beit Rabban Middle School

The most unflattering photos of me at the BEST event šŸ˜­. Also, I’m not sure why I’m looking down as I actually spoke off the cuff — I think the second photo must be from when I was reading a short excerpt from Honey and Me. In any case, I had the most wonderful time…

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Book Signing at Scattered Books!

Thank you Laura and all the staff at Scattered Books in Chappaqua, NY for supporting Honey and Me in a wonderful pre-holiday book signing. Special treat to see a friend who used to live in London and now lives in New York come in with her daughter šŸ’œ

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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Great Friendships in Middle Grade Books

In honor of my debut novel Honey and Meā€”a coming-of-age story about the friendship and escapades of two eleven-year-old girlsā€”being available for preorder, I thought I would do a post about the central theme of friendship in middle grade novels. Although main character Milla has her insecurities and must find the courage to step out…

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On Writing Resolutions and Goalsā€¦ and Puppies

[First published on From the Mixed-Up Files, January 21, 2022] For many years here on the Mixed Up Files there is an annual pre-New Years post where MUF bloggers list their writing and reading resolutions. At the end of 2020 I knew exactly what I would put, which is that I wanted to keep a…

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