Emily Alice Katz

Emily Alice Katz lives in Durham, North Carolina. Her first fiction publication recently appeared in Kindred, and her short story, “Cannula,” was awarded an Honorable Mention by Glimmer Train in fall 2016. She is also the author of Bringing Zion Home: Israel in American Jewish Culture, 1948-1967 (SUNY Press, 2015).

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Lauren Bender interviews
Emily Alice Katz


Our editor-in-chief Lauren Bender recently had this exchange with Emily Alice Katz, our Issue #30 featured fiction author. Here’s what she had to say about her writing process, the joy of being part of a writing community, and the inspiration behind her short story “The Italian Dance”… Read more


The Italian Dance

By Emily Alice Katz

Outside the sanatorium library, Evie spies a notice for a theatrical gathering. The announcement is written neatly on thick vanilla card stock. Sunday afternoons from two o’clock to half past three, it says. The words slope across the page from left to right. English letters, not Yiddish. Evie calculates: only four days to wait…
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