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Two Worlds Exist, a book of poetry by Professor Yehoshua November, was selected as a finalist in the Poetry category of the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards.
Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature Yehoshua November is a fascinating guy. There’s just no way around it. As a kid, he and his family bounced around virtually every corner of the country (“I don’t know why we moved around so much,” he says). His father, an obstetrician, was always in search of a Jewish community where he could raise a family and ply his trade.
“What makes this work ‘poetry’?” asked Dr. Miriam Grossman, chair of the English department at Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush to an audience of students, faculty, and poetry enthusiasts on a rainy evening in early December. The stories are accessible, the images are vivid, and the words do not rhyme.