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Jane Rosen in Conversation with Zibby Owens

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Meet some of your favorite authors over a bagel and shmear with friends.

Join fellow book lovers for an extra special Bagels & Books event featuring two of today’s most exciting Jewish women in literature: Jane Rosen and Zibby Owens.

Book Festival Committee Co-Chair Nancy Sims will moderate a discussion between Jane and Zibby on their latest hilarious and irresistible novels featuring strong female protagonists navigating self-discovery, family, friendship, and love.

On Fire Island by Jane Rosen

With poignant comedy and insight, On Fire Island is an ode to the stories all around us and to the brightest types of loves…for the people closest to you and the places that shape you.

Jane L. Rosen is an author and New York TimesHuffington PostRedbook and Tablet contributor. She lives in New York City and Fire Island with her husband and three daughters.  Her first novel Nine Women, One Dress was translated into ten languages.  Her second novel Eliza Starts a Rumor has been optioned by NBC.  Her latest novel, On Fire Island, is out now!

Blank by Zibby Owens

A wife, mother, and frustrated writer faces an impossible deadline for turning her life around in a hilarious debut novel about family, friendship, success, and exhilarating self-(re)discovery.

Zibby Owens is the creator and host of the award-winning, daily podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books. Zibby is also the founder and CEO of Zibby Media, dubbed “the Zibby-verse” (L.A. Times). It includes publishing house Zibby Books, online magazine Zibby Mag, Zibby’s Book Club, retreats, classes, and events. She owns Zibby’s Bookshop, an independent bookstore in Santa Monica, CA. A regular contributor to “Good Morning America” and other outlets, she loves recommending books as “NYC’s Most Powerful Book-fluencer” (Vulture).


March 28
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches
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