Somehow I Am Different

Narratives of searching and belonging in Jewish Budapest

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Day Fifteen of SIAD Blog Tour - Jill Shah

Jill Shah, inspiring Northwestern alum, change maker and globe trotter, shares today with the SIAD blog tour about her own search for identity and the continuing nature of that process.

Thank you for sharing your story with us, Jill! Check out her post here.

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Day Fourteen of SIAD Blog Tour - Caitlin Fitzpatrick

The fabulous blogger, writer and advertising genius Caitlin Fitzpatrick interviewed author Alyssa Petersel for day fourteen of the SIAD blog tour! Check out their conversation about daily life, life and interviews in Budapest, and the art of journeying here.

Day Eleven of SIAD Blog Tour - Lily Chang

Lily Chang is our personal superstar. Today she shares with the Somehow I Am Different Blog Tour snippets of her journey toward self-acceptance while fully accepting just how hard it is to put that journey into words.

Thank you for sharing with us, Lily! Check out her post here and become part of the conversation.

Day Nine of SIAD Blog Tour - Holly Kammier

Today on the Blog Tour we are happy to share a piece written by Holly Kammier, author of Kingston Court, which a top British book reviewer says "has some of the best love scenes in a contemporary novel" (check it out yourself!). Holly is also one of the developmental editors of Somehow I Am Different and now serves on the Acorn Author Services and Publishing team! Today Holly shares one of her "Kick Ass Women" pieces about Alyssa and her journey to write Somehow I Am Different.

Thank you, Holly, for your spirit, support, and writing! Be sure to check out Holly's site for more goods.

Day Seven of SIAD Blog Tour - Arjuna Jayawardena

I am excited to share Arjuna Jayawardena's post for Day Seven of the Somehow I Am Different Blog Tour! Learn about themes of religious differences and similarities, tradition and continuity, finding self in spirituality, community coming together in times of joy, and the art of asking ourselves important questions for our future and for the future of our world. 

Thank you for sharing your light with us, Arjuna!

Day Six of SIAD Blog Tour - Caz VanDevere

On this sixth day of the Somehow I Am Different Blog Tour, and Easter Sunday (Happy Easter all!), Alyssa is humbled and honored to share the thoughtful and brilliant Caz VanDevere's blog post on the development of friendship, changes in perspective, and challenging out norms. 

Thank you, Caz, for your kind words and for your support throughout this process and all others. 

Day Three of SIAD Blog Tour - Josh Petersel, A.K.A. My Big Bro

I am incredibly proud today to share my older brother's blog post about my first book, Somehow I Am Different. Beyond this post, please check out his blog for entertaining, cunning, insightful pieces about the world in which we live today.

Thank you, Josh, for sharing a piece of your world with me and with the readers of this post. For the record, you are still #winning.

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