Welcome to the blog of Shirley Russak Wachtel, author, professor, and guest-lecturer. Among others, Dr. Wachtel has written a series of interactive mystery books for children, In the Mellow Light (a poetry collection), The Story of Blima — A Holocaust Survivor, the memoir My Mother’s Shoes, The Music Makers, and Three for a Dollar, a collection of short stories.

A Poem

2020-04-30T14:21:49-04:00April 30th, 2020|

Hello Everyone--I hope you are all safe and well during these challenging times.  I thought I would share a recent [...]

Looking Forward

2020-01-31T20:56:57-05:00November 5th, 2017|

Hello again---Yes,  it has been awhile, but that doesn't mean things have been stagnant.  First and foremost, as we all [...]