2024 Jewish Poetry Conference: Thursday Fellows & Faculty Reading

July 4, 2024: 5-6:30 pm ET

Julie R. Enszer, PhD, is the author of five poetry collections, including The Pinko Commie Dyke with illustrations by Isabel Paul (Indolent Books, 2024), and editor of OutWrite: The Speeches that Shaped LGBTQ Literary Culture, Fire-Rimmed Eden: Selected Poems by Lynn Lonidier, The Complete Works of Pat Parker, and Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989. Enszer publishes Sinister Wisdom, a multicultural lesbian literary and art journal. More at www.JulieREnszer.com.

Carlie Hoffman is the author of three collections of poetry including, One More World Like This World (Four Way Books, 2025), When There Was Light (Four Way Books, 2023), winner of the National Jewish Book Award, and This Alaska (Four Way Books, 2021), winner of the Northern California Publishers & Authors Gold Award in poetry and a finalist for the Foreword Indies Book of the Year Award. She is the translator from the German of White Shadows: Anneliese Hager and the Camera-less Photograph (Atelier Éditions, 2023) and Selma Meerbaum Eisinger’s Blütenlese (World Poetry Books / Forthcoming). Her honors include a 92Y “Discovery” / Boston Review Poetry Prize and a Poets & Writers Amy Award and her work has been published in Poetry, Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, The Slowdown, Los Angeles Review of Books, Kenyon Review, Jewish Currents, New England Review, and elsewhere. Carlie is the founder and editor-in-chief of Small Orange Journal.

Dan Rosenberg’s books include Bassinet, cadabra, and The Crushing Organ, which won the American Poetry Journal Book Prize. He has also published the chapbooks A Thread of Hands and Thigh’s Hollow, which won the Omnidawn Poetry Chapbook Contest, and he co-translated Slovenian poet Miklavž Komelj’s Hippodrome. Rosenberg’s poems have appeared recently in Seneca Review, Conduit, Kenyon Review, and Poem-a-Day from the Academy of American poets. Find him online at danrosenberg.us.

Rebecca Aronson is the author of three books of poetry: Anchor, Ghost Child of the Atalanta Bloom, and Creature, Creature. She has been a recipient of a Prairie Schooner Strousse Award, the Loft’s Speakeasy Poetry Prize, and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship to Sewanee. She has work appearing recently or soon in The Taos Journal of Poetry, In the Tempered Dark: Contemporary Poets Transcending Elegy, Crosswinds, The Laurel Review, and others. She is host of Bad Mouth, a series of words and music. She lives in Albuquerque with her husband, teenage son, and a very demanding cat.

Dan Bellm has published five books of poems, including Counting (2023), Deep Well (2017), and Practice: A Book of Midrash (2008), winner of a 2009 California Book Award. Poems have appeared in The Best American Spiritual Writing; 101 Jewish Poems for the Third Millennium; and many other journals and anthologies. His translations of poetry include Central American Book of the Dead, by Balam Rodrigo (2023) and Speaking in Song, by Pura López Colomé (2017). Dan has taught literary translation and poetry at Antioch University Los Angeles, Mills College, and New York University. He lives in Berkeley, California. www.danbellm.com.