Beth Zasloff

Beth Zasloff is the author of Hold Fast to Dreams: A College Guidance Counselor, His Students, and the Vision of a Life Beyond Poverty (The New Press), written in collaboration with her husband, Joshua Steckel. Beth has taught writing at New York University, Johns Hopkins, and in New York City public schools. She is director of the Midtown Workmen’s Circle School, a progressive Jewish community, and co-author, with Edgar M. Bronfman, of Hope, Not Fear: A Path to Jewish Renaissance. She is a graduate of Yale University and the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars. Zasloff and Steckel are married and live with their three children in Brooklyn. Their work on college access has been featured in the New York Times, The Atlantic, and on NPR.

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News and Reviews

Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly reviews Hold Fast To Dreams.

City Limits

Joshua Steckel and Beth Zasloff emphasize the importance of college counselors in a piece for City Limits

The New York Daily News

The New York Daily News profiles authors Joshua Steckel and Beth Zasloff alongside former students

The Leonard Lopate Show

Joshua Steckel and two former students are interviewed on the Leonard Lopate Show

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Books by Beth Zasloff

Hold Fast to Dreams
A College Guidance Counselor, His Students, and the Vision of a Life Beyond Poverty

Beth Zasloff, Joshua Steckel