The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Sivan Slapak’s Here Is Still Here

Writer Sivan Slapak visits with The Shmooze to talk about her debut collection, Here Is Still Here. The stories provide a layered exploration of human connection and the complexities of identity. In conversation, Sivan shares how these stories—which take readers from Montreal to Jerusalem and back again as the main character navigates checkpoints and borders, home and exile, milestones and disappointment, and love and loss—are threaded together.

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