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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The American Prospect

Joshua Steckel and Andrew Delbanco discuss the collegiate experience of low-income students in "The Conversation" feature of The American Prospect

The Atlantic

Joshua Steckel and Beth Zasloff write about the crucial role of college counselors in The Atlantic

Studs and Ida Terkel Prize Awarded to Hold Fast to Dreams

The Studs and Ida Terkel Prize has been awarded to Hold Fast to Dreams: A College Guidance Counselor, His Students, and the V

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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