February 8: A reading & conversation with Joy Ladin, introduced by Jessica Jacobs
1-2 pm ET
Joy Ladin has published ten books of poetry, including National Jewish Book Award winner The Book of Anna, Lambda Literary Award finalists Transmigration and Impersonation, and newly published Shekhinah Speaks (Selva Oscura). She is also the author of a memoir, National Jewish Book Award finalist Through the Door of Life; and Lambda Literary and Triangle Award finalist The Soul of the Stranger. Visit Joy’s profile in Yetzirah’s Jewish Poets Database.
Jessica Jacobs is the author of Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going (Four Way Books), Pelvis with Distance (White Pine Press), and Write It! 100 Poetry Prompts to Inspire (Spruce Books/PenguinRandomHouse), co-authored with her wife Nickole Brown. Chapbook Editor for Beloit Poetry Journal, Four Way Books will publish Jessica’s collection Unalone, poems in conversation with the Book of Genesis in 2024. She is the founder and executive director of Yetzirah. Visit Jessica’s profile in Yetzirah’s Jewish Poets Database.
This event is co-sponsored by The Jewish Theological Seminary & Yetzirah.