Past Authors

(Partial listing)

  • Judy Bolton-Fasmam, author of “Asylum, A Memoir of Family Secrets”
  • Judy Batalion, author of “The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos”
  • Rabbi Haviva Ner-David, author of “Hope Valley”
  • Carole Kessner, Ph.D, author of “Marie Syrkin: Values Beyond the Self” (HBI Series on Jewish Women and National Jewish Book Award for Biography)
  • Rachel Sharona Lewis, author of “The Rabbi Who Prayed With Fire”
  • Laura Arnold Leibman, Ph.D., author of “Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multi-Racial Jewish Family”
  • Judy Heumann, author of “Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist”
  • Marcia Falk, author of “Night of Beginnings: A Radical Re-visioning of the Passover Seder”
  • Jody Eichler-Levine, Ph.D., author of "Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint Rabbis: How Jews Craft Resilience and Create Community”
  • Rachel Biale, author of “Growing Up Below Sea Level: A Kibbutz Childhood”
  • Jacqueline Saper, author of “From Miniskirt to Hijab: A Girl in Revolutionary Iran,” Winner, 2020 Chicago Writers Association Book Award
  • Pamela Nadell, Ph.D., author of “America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today,” Winner, 2019 National Jewish Book Award (Jewish Book of the Year)
  • Marra Gad, author of “The Color of Love: A Story of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl,” Winner, 2020 Midwest Book Award for Autobiography/Memoir
  • Goldie Goldbloom, author of “On Division,” Winner, 2020 Association of Jewish Libraries Jewish Fiction Award
  • Sarah Hurwitz, author of “Here All Along: Finding Meaning, Spirituality, and a Deeper Connection to Life — in Judaism (After Finally Choosing to Look There),” Finalist, 2020 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, Finalist, 2020 National Jewish Book Award (Con­tem­po­rary Jew­ish Life and Practice Category)
  • Ayelet Tsabari, author of “The Art of Leaving,” Winner of the 2015 Sami Rohr Prize for “The Best Place on Earth”
  • Talia Carner, author of “The Third Daughter,” Finalist, 2019 National Jewish Book Award (Book Club Award)
  • Rachel Barenbaum, author of “A Bend in the Stars”
  • Rachel Kadish, author of “The Weight of Ink,” Winner, 2017 National Jewish Book Award (Book Club Award), Winner, 2017 Association of Jewish Libraries Jewish Fiction Award, Finalist, 2019 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature
  • Tova Mirvis, author of “The Book of Separation,” A New York Times Editors' Choice, and “The Outside World”
  • Anna Solomon, author of “The Book of V.”
  • Jennifer Cody Epstein, author of “Wunderland”
  • Susan Solomont, author of "Lost and Found in Spain: Tales of an Ambassador’s Wife"
  • Dr. Beth Ricanati, author of “Braided: A Journey of A Thousand Challahs,” Finalist, 2018 Nation­al Jew­ish Book Awards
  • Mary Morris, author of “Gateway to the Moon”
  • Margot Singer, author of “Underground Fugue,” A New York Times Editors’ Choice, Finalist, 2019 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature
  • Dara Horn, author of “Eternal Life” and ”All Other Nights,” a two-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction
  • Ellen Umansky, author of “The Fortunate Ones”
  • Cynthia Shamash, author of “The Strangers We Became”
  • Lucette Lugnado, winner of the 2009 Sami Rohr Prize, “The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit”
  • Anita Diamant, author of “The Red Tent” and “Day After Night”
  • Zoe Heller, author of “The Believers”
  • Sherre Hirsch, author of “We Plan, God Laughs”
  • Abigail Progrebin, author of “Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish”
  • Farideh Goldin, author of “Wedding Song”
  • Rabbi Jamie Korngold, author of “God in the Wilderness: Rediscovering the Spirituality of the Great Outdoors with the Adventure Rabbi”
  • Roberta Rich, author of “The Midwife of Venice”
  • Deby Eisenberg, author of “Pictures of the Past”
  • Anouk Markovits, author of “I am Forbidden”
  • Eileen Pollack, author of “Breaking and Entering”
  • Andi Rosenthal, author of “The Bookseller's Sonnets”
  • Alice Hoffman, author of “Dovekeepers”
  • Edith Pealrman, author of “Binocular Vision”
  • Ellen Ullman, author of “By Blood”
  • Doreen Carvajal, author of “The Forgetting River”
  • Alison Buckholtz, author of “Standing By”
  • Marcia Fine, author of “The Blind Eye”
  • Talia Carner, author of “Jerusalem Maiden”
  • Pam Jenoff, author of “The Ambassador's Daughter”
  • Joy Ladin, author of “Through the Door of Life”
  • Zoe Klein, author of “Drawing in the Dust
  • Nitza Rosovsky, author of “In the Land of Israel: My Family 1809-1949”
  • Dana Sachs, author of “The Secret of the Nightingale Palace”
  • Francesca Segal, author of “The Innocents”
  • Louisa Shafia, author of “The New Persian Kitchen”
  • Ruth Sohn, author of “Crossing Cairo”
  • Janice Steinberg, author of “The Tin Horse”
  • Tina Sutton, author of “The Making of Markova”
  • Sonia Taitz, author of “The Watchmaker's Daughter”
  • Helene Wecker, author of “The Golem and the Jinni”