Anat Levin – A Portfolio of Poetry – translated by Lisa Katz


Israeli poet, writer, editor and creative writing teacher, Anat Levin is the author of three books of poems: the first Revolving Anna, was awarded the 2006 Tel Aviv Poetry in the Streets Prize; the second, Mouth to Mouth, won her a 2012 Acum prize from the Israeli Society for Authors and Musicians and a 2013 residency at the Vermont Studio Center. Levin’s first novel The Archivist was published in 2015, and received a Ministry of Culture Award for Fiction, as well as a 2015 Acum Prize. Her third volume of poetry, A Moment, a Body,appeared in 2021. Levin is a graduate of the film and television department at Hunter College in New York. She resides in Tel Aviv, with her husband, the poet Adi Assis, and their daughter Naomi. 

Lisa Katz (b. New York, in Jerusalem since 1983) is, most recently, translator of So Many Things Are Yours, a bilingual selection of the poetry of Admiel Kosman, (Zephyr Press, 2023) and The Absolute Reader, a chapbook of verse by Miri Ben Simhon (Toad Press 2020) A chapbook of her own work, Are You With Me, was published by Finishing Line and Shihzur/Reconstruction, poetry in Hebrew translation, by the Am Oved Press.