Contributor Archives: J. E. Reich

About J. E. Reich

J.E. Reich’s fiction and nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in the Santa Fe Literary Review, The Toast, LIT Magazine, Nerve, HEEB Magazine, The Jewish Daily Forward, Armchair/Shotgun, and many other places. She was nominated for a Pushcart PRIZE in 2010 and 2012, and was a 2013 recipient of the TENT Creative Writing fellowship. A Brooklyn resident, Reich is the assistant nonfiction editor of gigantic sequins, and is currently working on her first novel. Her novella, The Demon Room, is out now. Follow her on Twitter @jereichwrites for future endeavors and vaguely amusing dad jokes

I’m Young. I’m Liberal. And Yes, I’m Zionist.

  Reproduced from here by permission of the Forward. A few months ago, as I was chatting with a new friend, I found myself divulging my political ideological makeup. Inevitably, Arab-Israeli standpoints entered into the fray, and she asked me what my …

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