Aviya Kushner

Poetry, Spirituality, Theology

Aviya Kushner grew up in a Hebrew-speaking home in New York. She is the author of The Grammar of God: A Journey into the Words and Worlds of the Bible (Spiegel & Grau / Penguin Random House), which was a National Jewish Book Award Finalist, a Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Finalist, and one of Publishers Weekly‘s Top 10 Religion Stories of the year. She is also the author of the poetry chapbook Eve and All the Wrong Men (Dancing Girl Press, 2019).


Festival Years: 2020