Maia Evrona

Maia Evrona

Maia Evrona is a poet and prose writer, originally from the Boston area. Her poems, as well as her translations of Yiddish poetry, have been awarded grants from the Fulbright Program and the National Endowment for the Arts, and have been widely published. In addition to translating from Yiddish, her own poetry was included, in her own English to Yiddish translation, in Radiant Jargon; Six Poems about Yiddish, published by the Yiddish Book Center. She also translates from Spanish, and writes a great deal about chronic illness and disability. Her website is and you can find her on Twitter at @maiaevrona.

Blog Posts

Apples and honey

High Holiday Poems

Maia Evrona

Exclusively for JWA, poet Maia Evrona shares two poems for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

American Yiddish writers and poets, New York, 1920s.

Celia Dropkin’s Poetry

Maia Evrona

Exclusively for JWA, Maia Evrona shares two translations of Celia Dropkin’s poetry, classics within the canon of Yiddish literature.

Topics: Poetry

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