A Portfolio of Poetry by Lisa Katz


Lisa Katz, b. New York/ in Israel since 1983. Ph.D, Hebrew University. Author of Are You With Me, (Finishing Line, 2016). Reconstruction, poetry written in English and translated into Hebrew (Am Oved, 2009). Translations from the Hebrew of Admiel Kosman, So Many Things Are Yours, forthcoming in 2023 (Zephyr); of Miri Ben Simhon, The Absolute Reader, a chapbook, appeared in 2020 (Toad Press). Late Beauty (Zephyr), poems by Tuvia Ruebner, was a 2018 National Jewish Book Award finalist. Translator of Approaching You in English: poems of Admiel Kosman (Zephyr, 2011) and Look There: poems of Agi Mishol (Graywolf, 2006). Served as Israeli editor of Poetry International Archives Rotterdam, from 2003 until the site ended in 2021, and April 2017-2021, as Central English editor of the Dutch site; in Fall 2017, translator in residence at the Iowa MFA Translation program.