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Novel Ideas - Tilia Klebenov Jacobs

August 3, 2018

Host Carol Lynn Luck and Co-Host Josh Brogadir interview Author, Tilia Klebenov Jacobs (Length: ~30 min.)

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BOOKS: ‘Second Helpings’ from Framingham author Tilia Klebenov Jacobs

By Nancy Olesin/Daily News Staff

Posted Nov 15, 2015 at 5:00 AMUpdated Nov 18, 2015 at 11:03 AM


How does a man turn his life around after being released from prison? How does he find a place to live, a job, love?

Framingham author Tilia Klebenov Jacobs – who teaches writing to prisoners in real life - imagines the difficulties they face outside the cell walls in her latest work, “Second Helpings at the Serve You Right Café.”

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Award Winners Talk Writing

By Ann Needle, July 31, 2014

Talking about writing is about as far as some potential authors get. But at Randall Library last Thursday, two award-winning authors—including one local TV personality—offered encouraging words to a full audience on how they have gotten their novels onto paper.

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Self-published and proud of it

By Nancy Shohet West, Globe Correspondent, February 9, 2014

Framingham writer and teacher Tilia Klebenov Jacobs refers to the decision to self-publish her first novel as “going rogue.” But in fact, self-publishing is not nearly as “rogue” as it once was.


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Here's an article about The Chalk Circle

Framingham woman writes of her parents’ undaunted love affair 

By Cindy Cantrell, Globe Correspondent, October 20, 2012

FAMILY TIES: After their father’s death in 2003, Tilia Klebenov Jacobs of Framingham and her brother were cleaning out his Dedham home when they stumbled upon 50 years of their parents’ correspondence, including love letters from the 1950s. 

Jacobs’s subsequent short story, based on her maternal grandmother’s letter expressing concern over their interfaith marriage, was recently published in “The Chalk Circle: Intercultural Prizewinning Essays,” edited by Tara L. Masih.  …

You can read more of this article here:  Chalk Circle

A psychological thriller with an unconventional heroine, Wrong Place, Wrong Time by award-winning author Tilia Klebenov Jacobs is a rush of adrenaline.

In this interview with BigBlend Radio, Tilia reveals how she came to write Wrong Place, Wrong Time.  In addition to the text on the page, this webpage includes an approximately thirty minute audio interview.

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Jan 31, 2014

Local MA author brings fresh thriller to Norumbega Place


Jan 30, 2014

Award-winning writer uses Jewish faith for new spin on thriller novel

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – A psychological thriller with an unconventional heroine, Wrong Place, Wrong Time by award-winning author Tilia Klebenov Jacobs  is a rush of adrenaline.

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