Upcoming Events

Friday, April 7, 2017

Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year) will be guest speaker at Temple Beth Elohim (Wellesley, MA).

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Join Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year) at The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center (New York) for a discussion of "18 Jewish Holidays in 1 Night," which will also feature Rabbi Sharon Brous, Rabbi David Ingber, Rabbi Joy Levitt, Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz, and Rabbi Joshua Davidson.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year) will join the Women of Reform Judaism at Westchester Reform Temple (Scarsdale, New York) for a Spring Luncheon and conversation with Rabbi Jonathan E. Blake.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year) will discuss her new book at Temple Israel of Westport, Connecticut.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year) will be speaking at the Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago.



Past Events

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Jewish Theological Seminary (New York) hosted an illuminating conversation between acclaimed authors Abigail Progrebin and Joseph Telushkin, focusing on Pogrebin's celebrated new book My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Scarsdale Public Library hosted an evening with Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year).

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

At the JCC Manhattan: "My Jewish Year: A Book Launch Event with Abigail Pogrebin + Rabbi Joy Levitt."

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Jessamyn Hope (Safekeeping) conversed with members of a book group within Greater Washington Hadassah.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year) was a guest speaker at Woodlands Community Temple (White Plains, NY).

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year) participated in a "Books and Bagels" event at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek in Chester, Connecticut.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Shabbat at Brown/RISD Hillel (Providence, Rhode Island) with Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year).

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year) appeared at Temple Sinai (Middletown, NY) as the guest of the Jewish Federation of Orange County.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

FTB Media Editor Erika Dreifus took part in "Still the People of the Book? A Discussion of Jewish Book Publishing Today," moderated by Adam Kirsch, at Columbia University's Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies (New York).

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year) led several sessions at Limmud NY.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Ben Nadler (The Sea Beach Line) was among the readers in a gathering of the Trumpet Fiction Series at the KGB Bar in New York.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Last day to enter this Goodreads giveaway for a chance to win an early copy of Abigail Pogrebin's forthcoming My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

At a gala ceremony in Montreal, Jessamyn Hope and Safekeeping received the Mona Elaine Adilman Award for English Fiction and Poetry on a Jewish Theme.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Jonathan Papernick (The Book of Stone) joined fellow authors Alice Kaltman, Shelly Oria, and Anna Solomon at Bo's Restaurant in New York City as part of the popular #YeahYouWrite series.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Ben Nadler (The Sea Beach Line) joined authors Amy Gottlieb and Sigal Samuel for the 23rd Annual Donald and Ruth Kahn Book and Author Event at Congregation Neve Shalom in Metuchen, New Jersey.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Jessamyn Hope (Safekeeping) visited the Or Zarua Book Club in New York, New York.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center Inaugural Reading took place at Politics & Prose in Washington—the same location where Alan celebrated the DC launch of Prayers for the Living just a few months before his untimely passing last year.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Ben Nadler (The Sea Beach Line) took part, with Amy Gottlieb (The Beautiful Possible), in the Scribblers on the Roof reading series at Ansche Chesed in New York.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Ben Nadler (The Sea Beach Line) will join in the Town & Village Synagogue "All-Shul Read" discussion after Shabbat services in New York.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Led by Stefanie Halpern, Town & Village Synagogue's Book Discussion Group (New York) delved into Alan Cheuse's Prayers for the Living.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Jessamyn Hope (Safekeeping) visited (via Skype) with Temple Emanuel's Sisterhood Book Club in Newton, Massachusetts.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Jessamyn Hope (Safekeeping) visited (via Skype) with the Spine Tingles Book Club of Temple Isaiah in Los Angeles, CA.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Ben Nadler (The Sea Beach Line) attended the Jewish Book Network's "Meet the Author" event, organized by the Jewish Book Council.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Two opportunities--day and evening--at American Jewish University in Los Angeles to chat about Safekeeping. Discussions were guided by Lisa Silverman (with guest "appearances" by our Jessamyn Hope via phone).

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Jessamyn Hope (Safekeeping) was a featured participant at the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Alumni Writing Festival in Bronxville, New York.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Jessamyn Hope (Safekeeping) visited the Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation Book Club in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Ben Nadler (The Sea Beach Line) read with Abby Geni (The Lightkeepers) at Bookends & Beginnings in Evanston, Illinois, in an event hosted at the store by the Evanston Public Library.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Along with other graduates from CCNY's MFA Program in Creative Writing with books out this year, Ben Nadler (The Sea Beach Line) spoke about his path to publication in a career-oriented panel discussion with MFA co-director Prof. Emily Raboteau. At The City College of New York.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Jessamyn Hope (Safekeeping) visited (via Skype) with the BookIt! group of Myers Park Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Ben Nadler (The Sea Beach Line) took part in the Boundless Tales Reading Series at Astoria Bookshop, Queens, New York.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Jessamyn Hope (Safekeeping) visited (via Skype) with the United Sisterhood of Ocala, Florida.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Sonya Cheuse, a daughter of the late Alan Cheuse (Prayers for the Living), read a story by her father at the East Coast Zyzzyva celebration at McNally Jackson Books in New York.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping visited the Mid-Island Y JCC to discuss her book with readers in Plainview, New York.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping joined Mike Kelly/The Bus on Jaffa Road to discuss their books at the first annual Collier County Jewish Book Festival in Naples, Florida.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Jessamyn Hope (Safekeeping) visited via Skype with the Read Between the Wines Bookclub in Gansevoort, New York.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping joined Alan Kaufman/Drunken Angel and Janice Eidus/The Last Jewish Virgin for a reading at Studio 26 Gallery in New York City's East Village.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping visited (via Skype) with a book club in Garden City, New York.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping visited (via Skype) with Am Shalom's book club in Glencoe, Illinois.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping joined Nomi Eve/Henna House and Sigal Samuel/The Mystics of Mile End at a "Women in Literature" luncheon at the David Posnack JCC Book Festival in Davie, Florida.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping visited the Houston Public Library/Meyer Branch.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping participated in the Toronto Jewish Book Festival.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping appeared at the Jewish BookFest, Dallas, Texas.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping joined Sigal Samuel/The Mystics of Mile End at the annual Fiction Panel Luncheon, moderated by Festival Chair Ellen Comisar, at the JCC Lane Dworkin Jewish Book Festival, Rochester, New York.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

"ReLaunch" of Edward Lewis Wallant's The Pawnbroker (with Leslie Wallant) at Short Stories Community Book Hub, Madison, New Jersey.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping joined Talia Carner/Hotel Moscow for the Lunch with the Authors Event at the 64th Annual Jewish Book Fair in Detroit, Michigan.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

FTB Media Editor Erika Dreifus attended BinderCon, New York, New York.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping appeared at BookRiot Live, New York, New York.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Ben Nadler/The Sea Beach Line  visited (via Skype) with the North Lauderdale Saraniero Public Library, North Lauderdale, Florida.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping joined Jami Attenberg/Saint Mazie and Mary Morris/The Jazz Palace in a panel moderated by Michelle Brafman/Washing the Dead for the Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival at the DCJCC, Washington, DC.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone at the Boston Book Festival.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Ben Nadler/The Sea Beach Line, introduced by Andrew Duncan Worthington, BookCourt, Brooklyn, New York.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Alan Cheuse Memorial, Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, Washington, DC.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping was the guest of the Lower East Side Live Jewish Book Group, New York, New York.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

A Reading in Tribute to Alan Cheuse, at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone (with Sara Nović/Girl at War), Emerson College Faculty/Alumni Reading Series, Boston, Massachusetts.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Fig Tree Books attended the Brooklyn Book Festival.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping (with Sigal Samuel/The Mystics of Mile End), Indigo Books & Music (Place Montréal Trust), Montreal, Canada.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping, Chapters Pointe-Claire, Pointe-Claire, Canada.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping, Los Angeles Public Library (Brentwood Branch).

Friday, August 21, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping, University Synagogue, Los Angeles, California.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping (with Laura Nicole Diamond/Shelter Us and Gina B. Nahai/The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.), The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, California.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping and Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone in the Scribblers on the Roof series at Ansche Chesed, New York, New York.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Alan Cheuse/Prayers for the Living (with Yiyun Li, Amy Tan, and Diana Wegman), Authors Read and Talk About Their Work, Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Squaw Valley, California (advance reservation required).

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping (with Sara Nović/Girl at War and Tracy O'Neill/The Hopeful), Debut Fiction Event at WORD, Brooklyn, New York.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Reading and Book-Signing (with Simone Zelitch), Big Blue Marble Bookstore, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone and Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping, The Ivy Bookshop, Baltimore, Maryland.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Alan Cheuse/Prayers for the Living and Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone and Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping, Reading and Booksigning at Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe, Washington, DC.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping and Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Writers' Roundtable (moderated by Caroline Leavitt) at Little City Books, Hoboken, New Jersey.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone and Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping, Reading and Book-Signing at Porter Square Books, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

FTB at the Association of Jewish Libraries Conference, Silver Spring, Maryland.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping (with Andrea Lochen, Judith Claire Mitchell, and Melissa Falcon Field) at Barnes & Noble, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Reading and Book-Signing (with Mike Heppner/We Came All This Way),Trident Booksellers and Cafe, Boston, Massachusetts.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping at Ben McNally Books, Toronto. (Canadian launch!)

Monday, June 15, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping and Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone in conversation with Wayne Hoffman at Book Culture (Columbus Avenue location), New York.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Jessamyn Hope/Safekeeping at BookCourt, Brooklyn, New York. (Launch event!)

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Reading (with Jabari Asim/Only the Strong), Watertown Public Library, Watertown, Massachusetts.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Discussion at the Adolphe and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center, Boca Raton, Florida.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, North Lauderdale Library (Saraniero Branch), North Lauderdale, Florida.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Reading and Book-Signing at Type Books on Queen Street West, Toronto. (Canadian launch!)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fig Tree Books attended BookExpo America.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Jewish Book Council Network conference in New York, including Alan Cheuse (Prayers for the Living), Jonathan Papernick (The Book of Stone), and Jessamyn Hope (Safekeeping).

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Reading and Book-Signing at Longfellow Books, Portland, Maine.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Reading and Book-Signing (with Sara Nović/Girl at War) at Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, Massachusetts.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Reading and Book-Signing (with Sara Nović/Girl at War) at Water Street Bookstore, Exeter, New Hampshire.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Author and attorney Marcia Clark, who wrote the foreword to our new edition of Meyer Levin's Compulsion, discussed that book with the hosts of the Speaking of Mysteries podcast.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Reading and Book-Signing (with Sara Nović/Girl at War) at Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, New York.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Reading and Book-Signing (with Steve Himmer/Fram) at Bank Square Books, Mystic, Connecticut

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Interview with John Raab on Suspense Radio.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Jonathan Papernick/The Book of Stone, Reading and Book-Signing at Harvard Book Store , Cambridge, Massachusetts (Boston launch!)

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Alan Cheuse/Prayers for the Living, Barnes & Noble Upper West Side, New York, NY.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Alan Cheuse/Prayers for the Living, New Leaves Conference at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Alan Cheuse/Prayers for the Living, National Undergraduate Literature Conference in Ogden, Utah.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Alan Cheuse/Prayers for the Living, Spring Reading Series at Michener Center for Writers, Austin, Texas.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Alan Cheuse/Prayers for the Living, Reading and Book-Signing at Politics and Prose, Washington, DC. (DC launch!)

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Alan Cheuse/Prayers for the Living, Reading and Book-Signing at BookCourt, Brooklyn, New York. (New York launch!)

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Tune in to Shelley Irwin's “The Morning Show” on WGVU for an interview with Alan Cheuse/Prayers for the Living (8:40 a.m. EDT).

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Alan Cheuse took part in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session. See what people asked him!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Alan Cheuse was interviewed by Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones ("Dr. Alvin"). Listen to the recording.