Michelle Provorny Cash

Michelle Provorny Cash, November 2012

Michelle Provorny Cash received her MFA from the University of Maryland. She is a poet and a prose writer and currently serves as JWA’s Director of Communications.

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Michelle Provorny Cash

A few years after my grandfather passed away, my mother mentioned that for years he had refused to eat Spanish olives. I asked her why, and she said that he could trace his family history back to the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492 and that this was his form of protest.

Topics: Poetry

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