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 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.