Jewcy Lorin Stein


In a recent interview Lorin Stein discusses the Jewish realm of literature, from Leonard Michaels and Saul Bellow to the contemporary writers Sam Lipsyte, David Bezmozgis and Joshua Cohen, what it means to be Jewish in today’s literary world as opposed to twenty or fifty years ago, the impact of a “post Annie Hall world” where many Americans grew up in mixed families, and the significance of Elliott Gould playing Trapper John–a football hero–on M.A.S.H.

Jessie Wood is a writer, reader, and journalist based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. She graduated from Westminster College with a degree in Creative Writing in 2010. She writes for SLUG Magazine, a free local Salt Lake City magazine, about the many faces of electronic music. More from this author →