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The Jewish Literary Journal aims to publish the best in creative writing that deals with Jewish themes and Jewish identity. Its purpose is to display works that would perhaps go unnoticed otherwise, that can deepen conversation, and continue the tradition of rich Jewish expression. The Jewish Literary Journal is the only online venue that publishes all genres of Jewish, creative writing on a regular basis. Find out more & subscribe by clicking anywhere on the JLJ logo above.

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Fig Tree has provided questions that will stimulate discussion; please click on the link for any book to view the questions. Should you want an author to phone in to a book club, please write to Info@FigTreeBooks.net.

Fig Tree Lit

Fig Tree Lit is the Newsletter of Fig Tree Books LLC. We cover the dynamic American Jewish experience through regular features such as:

Jews of Different HuesWe’re not all the same;

Apples & HoneyA taste of lit;

Book Club GuidesKey questions for your group;

My Jewish YearCelebrate the holidays;

Don’t Be ShySend us a question and answer it yourself (and win a free set of our books);

Oldies But GoodiesWonderful books from the past;

BlogEssays from the publisher, book reviews, coverage of FTB titles, and noteworthy events.

Our Mission

Fig Tree Books LLC publishes novels and non-fiction books (including memoirs) that chronicle the American Jewish experience. We do not publish sci-fi, YA, children’s, or poetry books.

We also publish Fig Tree Lit, our Newsletter; see above for the kind of content it contains, and sign up by visiting the menu bar.

Awards Won


My Mother’s Son by David Hirshberg


Saving Free Speech … from Itself  by Thane Rosenbaum


A River Could Be A Tree by Angela Himsel


My Jewish Year by Abigail Pogrebin


Safekeeping by Jessamyn Hope

Winner of the J.I. Segal Award/2016 Mona Elaine Adilman Award for Jewish Fiction on a Jewish Theme

Finalist for the 2016 Ribalow Prize


The Sea Beach Line by Ben Nadler


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