Anita Diamant

Anita Diamant is the bestselling author of the novels The Red Tent, Good Harbor, The Last Days of Dogtown, and Day After Night, and the collection of essays, Pitching My Tent. An award-winning journalist whose work appeared in The Boston Globe Magazine and Parenting, she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish life. She lives in Massachusetts. Visit her website at AnitaDiamant.com.
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Bestselling Author Anita Diamant: Day After Night

In her most moving novel yet, Diamant portrays richly imagined female characters in a haunting fictionalization of the post-Holocaust experience

Author Revealed

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Is the Red Tent going to be made into a movie? (And it is: Lifetime TV two-part miniseries, to be aired later in 2014.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. Leaves of Grass

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Read broadly, deeply, historically. When writing: revise, revise and revise some more.

Q. What were your previous occupations?

A. I've been a writer since I was 25 years old

Author Voices

August 30, 2010

With the paperback release of DAY AFTER NIGHT, I'm doing a few readings around New England: New Hampshire last week, Vermont next week, then Connecticut and a few in Massachusetts. All events are at independent bookstores.
I would do most anything for the indies. They love readers and writers like crazy and it's pretty mutual.
We all buy online and from big box stores. But browsing and schmoozing and hanging amid human-sized bookshelves, attended by big-hearted and well-read booksellers? Now that's living.

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