Miriam Karmel

Miriam Karmel

A widely published journalist and freelance writer, Miriam Karmel is the author of Being Esther. Her work has been published in AARP The Magazine, Minnesota Women’s Press, Bellevue Literary Review, and Minnesota Monthly. She lives in Sandisfield, Massachusetts and Minneapolis.

Minnesota Monthly's Tamarack Award
Kate Braverman Short Story Prize
Arthur Edelstein Prize for Short Fiction

Books by Miriam Karmel

Miriam Karmel

Esther Lustig has led a seemingly conventional life—marriage, two children, a life in suburban Chicago. Now, at the age of eighty-five, she’s left with questions and her memories, as the unforgettable Esther attempts to come to terms with the meaning of her outwardly modest life.

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