Anita Diamant has written 12 books, including the international bestselling novel The Red Tent. Her other novels include Good Harbor, The Last Days of Dogtown and, most recently, Day After Night, which tells the story of four young Jewish women, all Holocaust survivors, who make their way to the land of Israel in 1945; Publisher’s Weekly calls it “compulsively readable.”

Diamant is a lecturer, award-winning journalist, and the author of six non-fiction guides to contemporary Jewish life, beginning with The New Jewish Wedding, and a collection of personal essays, Pitching My Tent: On Marriage, Motherhood, Friendship and Other Leaps of Faith.

A journalist and lecturer, Diamant is also the founder and president of Mayyim Hayyim, Living Waters Community Mikveh and the Paula J. Brody Family Education Center, in Newton, Massachusetts, a 21st-century center for Jewish learning, ritual, community, and culture.

To learn more about her, visit www.anitadiamant.com and www.anitadiamant.blogspot.com.