News From the Author
Sidonia’s Thread Museum Exhibition
After working with a wonderful team, including professors, students, and consultants during a worldwide pandemic, we have finally completed our preparatory work for the traveling exhibition, Sidonia’s Thread: Crafting a Life from Holocaust to High Fashion.
“The Nature of Survivorship” in the Jewish Ledger
In a letter to the CT Jewish Ledger, Hanna wrote a moving account of how people tend to forget the human experience of war when the survivors are no longer alive to relate their stories of loss, barbarism and terror to new generations. In a diplomatic response to a...
Hanna appeared at Eastern CT State University’s University Hour
Hanna gave an Author Talk at the Student Center of Eastern CT State University, who is sponsoring the museum exhibit, "Sidonia's Thread: Crafting a Life from Holocaust to High Fashion." You can see the full presentation here.
More “Sidonia” Exhibit News
Thanks to everyone at The Dolphin News, a publication from Mystic, CT. It is a great article about the exhibit, "Sidonia's Thread: Crafting a Life from Holocaust to High Fashion! You can read it here.
Hanna in the News with “Sidonia’s Thread” Museum Exhibit
The "Sidonia's Thread: Crafting a Life from Holocaust to High Fashion" exhibit has had a terrific start at the Windham Textile and History Museum in Willimantic, CT. It will be on display until April 28, 2019. Thanks to our sponsors and students at Eastern CT State...
Holocaust Survivors See Need for Vigilance Following Pittsburgh Attack
Anne Gerard-Flynn, per usual, wrote an inspiring story about the reaction of Holocaust survivors and their offspring to the horrific attack on worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. My comments referred to all Jews having a responsibility, one for...
Springfield Dressmaker Subject of Books…Featured in Exhibit
Thanks Cori Urban, freelance reporter for the Springfield Republican, for the great article about my reasons for writing my books about growing up in Springfield, Mass. and my recent honors. My intention was to elevate my mother and those with whom I grew up in...
Jewish Ledger Cites Vernon Author
My thanks to the Jewish Ledger for publishing an article about my recent Gold Medal award in the 2018 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards Competition. I'm flattered by the quotes and comments in the article and especially the mention of the museum exhibit of...
BookLife Prize Semi-Finals
Thanks to the BookLife Prize for judging Sidonia's Thread as a semi-finalist for the BookLife Prize. As one of thirty titles to advance to this level out of almost one thousand entries, I am truly honored. Congrats to the 2018 winner of the prize, Michael F. Stewart,...
Readers’ Favorite International Book Contest Gold Medal
Sidonia's Thread has won the 2018 Gold Medal for Memoir in the Readers' Favorite International Book Competition. Thank you to Readers' Favorite for choosing Sidonia's Thread as the Gold Medal Winner. It is a real honor!