Post­ed by Nao­mi Firestone-Teeter

In hon­or of Haley Tan­ner being named a 2012 5 under 35” hon­oree by the Nation­al Book Foun­da­tion, this week’s Book Cov­er of the Week” is the paper­back edi­tion of her nov­el Vaclav and Lena, pub­lished this past Feb­ru­ary by Ran­dom House. Read Haley’s posts for the Vis­it­ing Scribe here and also check out fel­low 2012 5 under 35 hon­oree” and Vis­it­ing Scribe Stu­art Nadler’s posts here.

Orig­i­nal­ly from Lan­cast­er, Penn­syl­va­nia, Nao­mi is the CEO 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.