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Erika Dreifus

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Erika Dreifus is the author of a story collection, Quiet Americans, which was published by Last Light Studio and named a 2012 Sophie Brody Medal Honor Title (for "outstanding Jewish literature"). The book was also recognized as a Top Small-Press Book (Shelf Unbound) and Notable Book (The Jewish Journal) for 2011. Quiet Americans features stories that have appeared in J Journal: New Writing on Justice, Mississippi Review Online, and TriQuarterly, among others. Work in the collection has won the David Dornstein Memorial Creative Writing Contest (for writing on Jewish themes), received a Pushcart Special Mention (two nominations), and earned honorable mention from several other competitions.

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Published on April 16, 2014 09:00
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― Romain Gary under the pseudonym of Émile Ajar, La Vie devant soi

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