Author News:

My latest project is a memoir for adults about how my correspondence with the producer of The Mary Tyler Moore Show helped get me through a difficult period of my life in the 70's when I was in middle school.

This essay, "Baby Steps," while not directly adapted from my memoir, is related to it. I was delighted to be part of this project on childhood experiences in The Longridge Review. You can read the essay here:


Last year, we lost a fabulous actress, Valerie Harper, who played the beloved character, Rhoda on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Here's my piece in Medium about the actress towards the end of her life:


Yee-haw! Call Me Oklahoma!  on the New York Public Library's list of 100 Top Children's Books of 2013. Check it out here!

Miriam Glassman is the author of picture books and middle-grade novels. Her latest book is Call Me Oklahoma! Click book cover below to buy!

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Call Me Oklahoma! on School Library Journal's list of 100 Magnificent Children's Books 2013! Find it listed under Stories (For Children Ages 6-8).

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