The September 2018 issue of Harper’s features a stirring essay from CCLA author Lore Segal, which you can read here. “The Fountain Pen” will also appear in a forthcoming collection of Lore’s work, to be published by Melville House.
From “The Fountain Pen:”
It was not an uncommon event, later, in the Hitler period, for parents to save their children’s lives by sending them to another country or farming them out to Aryan foster parents. The reunions after the war were sometimes difficult and bitter.
Shall we dare to look to my fountain pen story to throw light?
For more on the recent UK re-release of Lore’s classic novel OTHER PEOPLE’S HOUSES to mark the 80th anniversary of the kindertransport, click here.