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Literatour Book Festival Announces 2021 – 2022 Lineup

SPRINGFIELD, MA (September 22, 2021) – Literatour, the Springfield Jewish Community Center’s celebration ofJewish books and authors, has announced its 2021 – 2022 lineup of authors. Literatour events take place either in-person at the J or online via Zoom, welcoming a robust list of novelists, memoirists, comedians, and artists.


“This year’s Literatour line-up is quite diverse and our authors’ books cover many different topics for a wide array of interests,” said Bev Nadler, the Springfield JCC’s Director of Adult Life. “Whether you’re comfortable coming to the J for anin-person program or wish to participate in our virtual programs from the comfort of your home, all are welcome.”


We are excited to announce that The Odyssey Bookshop, located at 9 College Street in South Hadley at The Village Commons, is the Official Book Seller for Literatour. Books will be available for purchase and autograph at all in-person author events. AllLiteratour authors’ books can be purchased at the JCC.


All online events are free and open to the public. In-person events are free for JCC members and $10 per person for thegeneral public. Advance reservations are required. To register, visit, call

(413) 739-4715, or email


Sponsors of this year’s Literatour festival include Life Lessons: The William & Margery Sadowsky Center for Adult Learning, A.W. Brown’s, Kehillah: the Springfield JCC’s Special Need Department, Springfield Museums, and the Jewish Book Council. Geneous funding is provided by the Posnick Family Endowment and the Norman and Frances Cohen Fund forAdult Arts and Education.