Interview with “Ma” from BEGUILED

Who was Ma in the story of BEGUILED? Here is a fictional interview conducted late in the story with the mother of Miriam. By now, she has a little perspective on her life. KK: Ma, you were always so angry and critical of your only daughter Miriam. What drove you to...

The Jewish Themes in Beguiled

I’ve never had an affiliation with being Jewish. Never introduced to Jewish history or tradition growing up. I’ve learned more about being Jewish from writing BEGUILED than I ever knew before. My family was secular, culturally identified with being Jewish,...