Meet the Author: Tamar Yellin

Tamar Yellin

08/03/2005 11:30 am
The Genizah at the House of Shepher 
Inspired by a true story from the author’s own family, this is the tale of a biblical scholar who becomes embroiled in a family feud over possession of a mysterious and valuable biblical manuscript discovered in her grandparents’ Jerusalem attic.
Tamar Yellin

Tamar Yellin\'s first novel, The Genizah at the House of Shepher, received the Ribalow Prize 2006 and the Rohr Prize 2007 and was short-listed for the Wingate Prize. Her collection, Kafka in Bronteland and other stories, was a finalist for the Edge Hill Prize and received the Reform Judaism Prize 2006. Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes appeared in September 2008.