Current Authors

Current HBI Conversations Authors:

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street

Susan Jane Gilman, author of "The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street"

Group: Westchester (Oct. 2015)

Waveland by Simone Zelitch

Simone Zelitch, author of "Waveland"

Group: Stamford (Sept. 2015)

The Nazi Officer's Wife by Susan Dworkin

Susan Dworkin, author of “The Nazi Officer's Wife”

Groups: Baltimore (Oct. 2015), Boston  (Oct. 2015), Westchester (June 2016), 

The Girl from the Garden by Parnaz Foroutan

Parnaz Foroutan, author of "The Girl from the Garden"

Groups: Boca (Jan. 2016), Stamford (May 2016)

The Outskirts of Hope by Jo Ivester

Jo Ivester, author of “The Outskirts of Hope”

Group: Boca (Feb. 2016)

The UnAmericans by Molly Antopol

Molly Antopol, the author of "The UnAmericans"

Groups: Chicago (Nov. 2015), New York City (May 2016), Westchester (May 2016)

The Muralist by Barbara Shapiro

Barbara Shapiro, author of "The Muralist"

Groups: Boca (Mar. 2016), Bethesda (Mar. 2016), Boston (Apr. 2016)

Even in Darkness by Barbara Stark-Nemon

Barbara Stark-Nemon, author of “Even in Darkness”

Group: Bethesda (Oct. 2015)

Orphan #8 by Kim van Alkemade

Kim van Alkemade, author of "Orphan #8"

Group: Palm Beach (Jan. 2016)

Henna House by Nomi Eve

Nomi Eve, author of "Henna House"

Groups: New York City (Oct. 2015), Howard County (Nov. 2015), Boston (Dec. 2015), Baltimore (Dec. 2015), Chicago (Mar. 2016), Bethesda (May 2016)

The Hours Count by Jillian Cantor

Jillian Cantor, author of "The Hours Count"

Group: Palm Beach (Mar. 2016)

The Debt of Tamar by Jillian Cantor

Nicole Dweck, author of "The Debt of Tamar"

Group: Howard County (Mar. 2016)

Drawn from Water by Dina Elenbogen

Dina Elenbogen, author of "Drawn from Water"

Group: Baltimore (Apr. 2016)

Hotel Moscow by Talia Carner

Talia Carner, author of "Hotel Moscow"

Group: New York City (Apr. 2016)

The Mystics of Mile End by Sigal Samuel

Sigal Samuel, author of "The Mystics of Mile End"

Group: Stamford (June 2016)

See the list of past authors.
If you would like to bring HBI Conversations to your area by serving as a group chair or have general questions about the program, please contact Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at or 781-736-2126.