Caitlin Wolper

Caitlin Wolper

Caitlin Wolper is a Brooklyn-based writer and poet whose first chapbook, Ordering Coffee in Tel Aviv, was recently released by Finishing Line Press. A graduate of Penn State's BA/MA in English, her work has previously appeared in Ghost City Review, Longleaf Review, Yes Poetry, and more. Also a journalist, she has bylines in Rolling Stone, Slate, Teen Vogue, MTV News, and Brooklyn Magazine, among others. You can catch her stray observations at @CaitlinWolper.

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Ordering Coffee in Tel Aviv

Caitlin Wolper

Caitlin Wolper’s first poetry collection, Ordering Coffee in Tel Aviv, is a powerful account of a young Jewish woman’s first trip to Israel. In this chapbook, Wolper powerfully grapples with themes of gender, identity, and “the leash of Israel’s legacy.” Exclusively for JWA, Wolper reflects on her inspiration and creative process for two selected poems.

Topics: Poetry

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