Janice Weizman

JJanice Weizman is the author of the award-wining historical novel, The Wayward Moon, (Yotzeret Publishing, 2012), which tells the story of a young woman on the run in the 9th century Middle East. Her writing has appeared in World Literature Today, Lilith, Queen’s Quarterly, and The Jerusalem Report, among other venues. Additionally, she serves as a fiction editor for the international literary journal, The Ilanot Review.

An ex-pat Torontonian, she has lived in Israel for over thirty years.

Books by Janice Weizman

Book Reviews by Janice Weizman

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“‘. . . in today’s historiography, where the focus on the individual is once again becoming stronger, it’s actually better for a forgotten artist to have been a woman than a man.

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“Only when Isabel finally learns the truth about her mother’s past will she be able to . . . move forward with her own life.

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The memoir succeeds, with its deceptively quiet descriptions of autumn both in the natural world, and in the season of his and Hiroko’s own lives, in echoing a uniquely Ja

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What if we took seriously the form of thinking that we find in tragedy, and the experience of partial agency, limited autonomy, deep traumatic affect, agnostic conflict, g

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“Set in the midst of one of the darkest moments of human history, between the horrors of Nazism and Stalinist Communism, this book not only portrays an attempt to find meaning and comfort t