Sunday, March 19, 2017

Call Me Ishmael

Steph Kent, Call Me Ishmael Co-founder
At the American Library Association convention last summer, I met Steph Kent, co-founder of - a website where book lovers leave voicemails telling personal stories about their favorite books. I recorded an interview with Steph on the show floor, and then later got back in touch to create "How Is This Book Different?," a project sponsored jointly by Call Me Ishmael, the Association of Jewish Libraries, and the Jewish Book Council. YOU are invited to join in! Here's how:
  1. Call 774-325-0503 to leave a short voicemail
  2. Between March 27-April 4, 2017
  3. With a personal story about any Jewish book that matters in your life
  4. Then go to to hear everyone's stories!
HINT: Click here for tips on making your voicemail awesome.



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1 comment:

EttaandDon Gold said...

I love the enthusiasm of this!! I can't wait to make my call (I just have to decide which book to talk about :)).