Current Authors


2018-19 HBI Conversations Authors*

Jamie Bernstein

Jamie Bernstein*, author of Famous Father Daughter

HBI Community: New York (March 2019)


Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil

 Yvette Corporon*, author of Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil

HBI Community: Howard County, MD (May 2019) Boca Raton (March 2019)

Ziva Blakman Flamhaft

Ziva Blakman Flamhaft*, author of War Widow

HBI Community: Baltimore (October 2018)

Angela Himsel A River Could be A Tree

Angela Himsel*, author of A River Could be a Tree

HBI Community: Baltimore (Apri 2019), Bethesda, MD (May 2019), Palm Beach (February 2019), Boca Raton(February 2019)

Rachel Kadish The Weight of Ink

Rachel Kadish*, author of The Weight of Ink, winner of the 2017 National Jewish Book Award, Book Club Category

HBI Community: NYC (April 2019)

The Book of Seperation

Tova Mirvis*, author of The Book of Separation

HBI Community: Boca Raton (January 2019)

Mary Morris Gateway to the Moon

Mary Morris*, author of Gateway to the Moon

HBI Community: Bethesda, MD (March 2019), NYC (October 2018), Stamford (November 2018), Tucson (January 2019), Park City, UT (February 2019), Westchester (April 2019)

The Bible of Dirty Jokes

Eileen Pollack*, author of The Bible of Dirty Jokes

HBI Community: Howard County, MD (October 2018)

Rena Rossner Sisters of the Winter Wood

Rena Rossner*, author of Sisters of the Winter Wood

HBI Community: Boston (November 2018)

Marilyn Rothstein, author of Husbands and Other Sharp Objects

Marilyn Rothstein*, author of Husbands and Other Sharp Objects

HBI Community: Howard County, MD (March 2019)

Nell Scovell Just the Funny Parts

Nell Scovell*, author of Just the Funny Parts

HBI Community: Boston (April 2019)

The Magnificent Esme Wells by Adrienne Sharp

Adrienne Sharp*, author of The Magnificent Esme Wells

HBI Community: Palm Beach (January 2019), Baltimore (November 2018)

Secrets and Shadows

Roberta Silman, author of Secrets and Shadows

HBI Community: Sarasota (March 2019), Boston (December 2018)

Margot Singer Underground Fugue

Margot Singer*, author of Underground Fugue

HBI Community: Bethesda, MD (October 2018), Stamford (May 2019), Tucson (March 2019), Park City, UT (March 2019) Westchester (October 2018)

Ellen Umansky The Fortunate Ones

Ellen Umansky, author of The Fortunate Ones

HBI Community: Park City, UT (July 2019)

Lilli Chernofsky Nina Vida

Nina Vida*, author of Lilli Chernofsky

HBI Community: Sarasota (February 2019), Westchester (May 2019)

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*Author Tour in Affiliation with the Jewish Book Council (JBC).

See the list of past authors.
If you would like to bring HBI Conversations to your area by serving as a community coordinator or have general questions about the program, please contact Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at tbrownpreuss@brandeis.edu or 617-777-0214.