October 26, 2014
Mali Feuer stands outside her mother’s door, struggling to fit the key into the lock. The narrow, carpeted hallway is dim, stuffy. Talk show voices bark unintelligible words at her from inside the apartment next door. Now the key is in, but won’t turn. With an impatient huff, she yanks her messenger bag off her shoulder, and along with her mother’s mail, drops it to the floor. Unencumbered, she tries again, this time pulling the door in tight and turning the key at the same time. The bolt clicks back; the door gives way.
Through the window, at the opposite end of the living room, a strip of the East River glimmers, winking at her...
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Reading the first page of my novel, Circumference of Silence, to celebrate Women's Fiction Day on June 8th--just one month to publication day!
I’m thrilled to announce that my debut novel, Circumference of Silence, has been released by Black Rose Writing. CLICK HERE to order.
“This author is either Jewish and lived this life or did excellent research on this topic. Her imagery and literary devices were brilliant. She draws you in immediately then unravels the story piece by piece keeping the reader engaged. It's a beautiful, touching book.”
Circumference of Silence made second place in the 2019 Women’s Fiction Writers Association’s Rising Star Award and Judges’ Favorite in the 2018 Ink & Insights novel excerpt contest.
Watch me in a panel discussion: World Studios presents Special Edition: Annie & her guests chat about the challenges of writing about the Holocaust.
Jacquie Herz Book Reading, January 18, 2022.
An evening of conversation and audience participation, hosted by Francine Friedman.
Meet Jacqueline Herz – An Author!
Read recent interview on jrlewis85's blog
Jacqueline Herz Book Reading, March 13, 2022 at Delray Beach Public Library, with special guest, Ann Bocock, local TV host of WXEL South Florida PBS
Jacqueline Herz Book Reading, Monday May 16th, 2022 at Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center, 2:00-3:00 PM
Meryl chats with Jacquie Herz about her 2021 novel, Circumference of Silence, which draws on her family's memories as Jews in Europeunder Hitler and their refugee experiences.
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