Sharon Hart-Green

Sharon received her PhD in Judaic Studies from Brandeis University and has taught Hebrew and Yiddish literature at the University of Toronto. Her first book NOT A SIMPLE STORY (Lexington Books) was a study of the work of Hebrew novelist S. Y. Agnon. Her second book, BRIDGING THE DIVIDE (Syracuse University Press), is a compilation of her translations of the Hebrew poems of Hava Pinhas-Cohen. In addition, Sharon's short stories, poems, translations, and reviews have appeared in a number of publications, including Midstream, The Jewish Review of Books, and JewishFiction.net. She is currently at work on a second novel, about the mystical inclinations of a young man in search of love.

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Why did I write a Holocaust novel?

Posted by Sharon Hart-Green on February 11, 2019

Readers often ask what compelled me to write a novel about the Holocaust. After all, I am not the child of survivors. In fact, most of my family came to North America well before the outbreak of WWII.

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Topics: Holocaust History in Canada, Holocaust Education, Literature

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