October 30, 2016 Dear Mr. Zinsser, We never shook hands or formally introduced ourselves, but we met ten years ago when you spoke at the Hudson Valley Writers Center in Ossining, New York. The late July sun poured in through the windows of the long, rectangular room, making […]
American born, French by marriage, Israeli by choice, I write about my divided self. My essays have appeared in Under the Sun, Ascent, The Tishman Review, The Coachella Review, Hippocampus Magazine, and Full Grown People. Honors include Pushcart Prize and Best American Essays nominations and finalist in 2017 Crab Orchard Review's Literary Nonfiction Contest. Find me at http://israelwritersalon.com and follow me @JenLangWrites.
When people first walk in my front door, they often gasp. “Wow, it’s so clean,” or “Where’s all your clutter?” I pride myself on the minimalist look and feel of our first floor. When we moved to a ten-year-old house in Raanana, Israel from a one-hundred-year-old Tudor in White Plains, New […]