Kathryn Hellerstein is Professor of Yiddish and Director of the Jewish Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Her monograph, A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987, won the 2014 National Jewish Book Award in Women’s Studies and the 2015 Modern Language Association Fenia and Yaacov Leviant Memorial Prize in Yiddish Studies. Her books include Moyshe-Leyb Halpern's poems, In New York: A Selection; Paper Bridges: Selected Poems of Kadya Molodowsky; and Jewish American Literature: A Norton Anthology, of which she is co-editor. Women Yiddish Poets: Anthology, which she translated and edited, is forthcoming.
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