Interviews

Magical Realism In A Polish Village
The Shoah-haunted stories of Helen Maryles Shankman
“I started thinking of my mother’s story plus a golem,” Shankman says, “my mother’s story plus a talking dog.”
Review and Profile by Sandy Brawarsky in The Jewish Week

‘It was exactly how these stories wanted to be told.’
Raised with miracle of parents’ survival, author writes magical Holocaust tales
With the X-Men and vampires as her influences, Helen Maryles Shankman brings ‘fabulist’ realism to Wlodawa, Poland
Profile in The Times of Israel by Matt Lebovic

‘The Land of Armadillos’
Local writer’s interwoven stories look at the Holocaust through lens of magical realism
Profile in the Jewish Standard by Joanne Palmer