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Detroit Jewish Book Fair Presents a Panel with Tablet Editors in Detroit

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Meet Tablet's Alana Newhouse, Leil Liebovitz and Stephanie Butnick at a Detroit Jewish Book Fair panel talk at The Detroit Writing Room.

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The Detroit Jewish Book Fair is holding a special event in partnership with The Detroit Writing Room in downtown Detroit!

Seth M. Siegel, author of "Let there be Water and Troubled Water," will moderate a panel discussion featuring :

  • Liel Liebovitz and Stephanie Butnick, hosts of the Unorthodox podcast and authors of "The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia"
  • Alana Newhouse, editor-in-chief of Tablet Magazine and author of "The 100 Most Jewish Foods"

With their combined experience, the panelists have worked in every medium from print to podcasting. They'll share their wisdom about writing for different platforms, different audiences and finding your voice in complicated times.

The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions and purchase books by the panelists and moderator.

Special offer: Attendees who buy tickets before Oct. 8 will receive a $5 coupon that can be applied toward any book sold at the event.

About the Moderator

Seth M. Siegel is a serial entrepreneur, water activist and a New York Times bestselling author. Seth is a campaigner for change in water policy in the U.S. and around the world. Seth is the author of the award-winning, international bestseller "Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World." The book is now available in 15 foreign-language editions and in more than 50 countries. It has won praise from Tony Blair, Michael Bloomberg, Shimon Peres and Robert F. Kennedy, among other global figures.

About the Panelists

Stephanie Butnick is the deputy editor of Tablet and co-hosts Tablet’s Unorthodox podcast. She has written for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and contributed to the anthology "God, Faith & Identity From the Ashes: Reflections of Children and Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors." She has a bachelor’s degree in religion from Duke and a master’s in religious studies from NYU.

Liel Liebovitz is the author, most recently, of “A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen.” He has a Ph.D. in video games from Columbia University, and plays the fat conservative on Tablet’s popular podcast Unorthodox.

Alana Newhouse is the editor-in-chief of Tablet. Alana joined Nextbook in September 2008 and oversaw its redesign and relaunch as Tablet magazine. Before that, she spent five years as culture editor of The Forward, where she supervised coverage of books, films, dance, music, art, and ideas. She also started a line of Forward-branded books with W.W. Norton and edited its maiden publication, “A Living Lens: Photographs of Jewish Life From the Pages of the Forward.” A graduate of Barnard College and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, Alana has contributed to The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and Slate.

About the JCC Book Fair

The Detroit Jewish Book Fair is an annual community event presented by the JCC of Metro Detroit. Now in its 68th year, the Book Fair will take place Nov. 2-10 and feature talks, panel discussions, workshops, a concert, and a live taping of a podcast. The goal is to build the community of readers and writers in Metro Detroit while promoting Jewish authors and books of Jewish interest. Detroit Jewish Book Fair events are often free and always open to the whole community. With roughly 50 visiting authors over the course of 8 days, there is an event for everyone. Visit bookfair.jccdet.org for details.

About The Detroit Writing Room

The Detroit Writing Room is Detroit's coziest co-working space to work and write. Whether you’re working on the next Great American novel or a business plan, we have professional writing coaches to help with all your writing needs. Looking for a unique space to host a birthday party, wedding shower, networking event, holiday party or other gathering? The DWR is now booking private events! Visit detroitwritingroom.com to sign up for coaching, memberships, events and more.

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