SPRINGFIELD, MA (February 1, 2021) The Springfield Jewish Community Center (the J) invites the public to
Literatour, an exciting lineup of exceptional authors, celebrities, and cultural influencers, whose books represent a
broad range of topics. American Novelist Anna Solomon’s book, The Book of V will be the next featured selection
of Literatour’s Winter/Spring 2021 season on Thursday, February 18 at 2:00 pm via Zoom.
Anna Solomon is a graduate of Brown University and the Iowa Writers Workshop where she earned her MFA,
and where started as a journalist for National Public Radio. Solomon’s work has been featured in The New York
Times Magazine , Ploughshares , The Boston Globe , Tablet and more. A two-time winner of the Pushcart Prize,
Solomon has received many prestigious awards for her work.
Solomon wrote her first novel, The Little Bride (2011) and her second, Leaving Lucy Pear (2016), creating a
strong foundation for The Book of V (2020). As a Good Morning America Book Club choice, The Book of V is a
great take on the intersection of feminism & culture.
This author talk is part of the 2020-2021 season of Literatour, the Springfield JCC’s community wide celebration
of Jewish books and authors. All events are free and open to the public on Zoom. Pre registration is required. To
register, please visit SpringfieldJCC.org or call (413) 739-4715 with any questions.
The Springfield Jewish Community Center (Springfield JCC; the J) enriches community and nurtures wellness
through physical, intellectual, social and spiritual programs and services. The J is guided by Jewish values,
welcoming and respecting people of all abilities, ages, backgrounds, identities and faiths. # # #