Janna Malamud Smith is a writer and psychotherapist and the author of Private Matters: In Defense of the Personal Life; A Potent Spell; My Father Is a Book: A Memoir of Bernard Malamud; and An Absorbing Errand: How Artists and Craftsmen Make Their Way to Mastery. Her essay in the Spring 2008 SCHOLAR, "Shipwrecked," was published in Best American Essays 2009.
Janna Malamud Smith
Writers and the early loss of parents
by Janna Malamud Smith | Thursday, April 28, 2022
Discovering a World War II tale that mesmerizes, then horrifies
by Janna Malamud Smith | Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Like Robinson Crusoe after the storm, a daughter salvages what she can after her mother’s death