Posted by Naomi Firestone-Teeter
Congratulations to all of our 2012 National Jewish Book Award winners and finalists! It’s particularly lovely to see so many past Visiting Scribes on the list. Read their posts below (featured on their book’s page), and find a complete list of winners and finalists here.
Originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Naomi is the executive director of Jewish Book Council. She graduated from Emory University with degrees in English and Art History and, in addition, studied at University College London. Prior to her role as executive director, Naomi served as the founding editor of the JBC website and blog and managing editor of Jewish Book World. In addition, she has overseen JBC’s digital initiatives, and also developed the JBC’s Visiting Scribe series and Unpacking the Book: Jewish Writers in Conversation.