Judy Blume

Contributors

Judy Blume is one of America's most beloved authors. She grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and was a teenager in 1952 when the real events in this book took place. She has written books for all ages. Her twenty-eight previous titles include Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret; Forever; and Summer Sisters. Her books have sold more than eighty-five million copies in thirty-two languages. She is a champion of intellectual freedom, working with the National Coalition Against Censorship in support of writers, teachers, librarians, and students. In 2004, Blume was awarded the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She lives in Key West and New York City. Follow @JudyBlume on Twitter.  Visit her online at JudyBlume.com.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2015

In the Unlikely Event, Picador, 2015

Sarah Churchwell was kept very busy taking audience questions for Judy Blume.

Sunday, 12 July 2015

Jewish Book Week was delighted to present the wonderful Judy Blume in a special event.

Judy Blume spoke about her life in books and her brand new adult novel, In the Unlikely Event, with Sarah Churchwell on Sunday, 12 July at 6.00 pm at Kings Place.

The JBW Newsfeed

Shana Tova to all those who are celebrating this week. A very happy new year from the team at Jewish Book Week!
Take advantage of our huge library of free audio talks by subscribing to our podcast feed. Download our podcasts
Jewish Book Week speaker David Grossman was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his novel, A Horse
Jewish Book Week speaker Naomi Alderman has won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017 for her fourth novel, 
Hear Susan Suleiman discuss her book The Némirovsky Question (Yale University Press, 2017) with Ann Jefferson and

Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.