Yetzirah is dedicated to fostering and supporting a community space for Jewish poets,  nourishing writers and readers of Jewish poetry now and for generations to come.

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Upcoming Events

Summer Conference

Support Jewish Poets & Jewish Poetry


June 20-25, 2023: Held in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, Yetzirah’s annual conference will be a mix of generative workshops focused around Jewish questions and themes, discussion panels, craft talks, readings with faculty and fellows, and shared meals and celebrations.

Our 2023 generative workshop faculty are Rodger Kamenetz, Ilya Kaminsky, and Alicia Ostriker.

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