Erma Odrach - Bibliography
Alaska or Bust and Other Stories
Where the land is larger-than-life
Wave of Terror, by Theodore Odrach, translated by Erma Odrach
A vivid recounting of Soviet upheaval
"Forced into exile by the Soviets, Belarusian-born author Theodore Odrach’s work has been lost to the English-speaking world for almost half a century. Now, with the help of the daughter he hardly knew, this dissident’s voice is being given a new life."
Many stories by Odrach have appeared in literary journals in Canada and the U.S., including WRIT, Paumanok Review, Antigonish Review, Mobius: the Journal of Social Change, The New Quarterly, Translation: Columbia University, Wilmington Blues, Flipside, Archipelago, Scrivener, Connecticut Review and others.
‘The Chosen Ones’ broadcast on WECS, Writers in the Attic, May, 2006. Podcast at Connecticut Review radio show Writers in the Attic Podcast
Short story ‘The Night Before Christmas’ was included in the The Penguin Book of Christmas Stories, edited by Alberto Manguel, Penguin Group Canada, 2005, and in The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories, Ecco/Harper Collins, New York, 2006. Globe & Mail book review by T.F. Rigelhof, Dec. 17, 2005, Toronto.
Wave of Terror, January 1, 2008 – Chicago Review Press
Honorable mention award 1993 from the Translation Center at Columbia University for Whistle Stop and Other Stories.