Meyer Blinkin


Born, 1879, in a village near Pereyaslav, Government of Poltava, Little

Russia, of Hasidic parentage; educated in Kieff, where he acquired the

trade of carpenter in order to win the right of residence; studied

medicine; began to write in 1906; came to New York in 1908; writer of

stories to the number of about fifty, which have been published in

various periodicals; wrote also Der Sod, and Dr. Makower.