Yosefa Raz is Zeek's Poetry Editor. Born in Israel, Yosefa is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the joint UC Berkeley-Graduate Theological Union Jewish Studies Program, writing on biblical prophecy and its reception in modernist Hebrew poetry. Her poetry book, In Exchange for a Homeland was published by Swan Scythe Press; her poetry, fiction and translations have also appeared in ZYZZYVVA, Glimmer Train, Lilith, Tikkun and Bridges.
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Zeek is proud to have again cosponsored the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Poetry Awards, and to be publishing the winners of this year’s contest: “Variation (Let’s Pretend) by Lauren Camp, and Excerpt from “Fantasy for the Shal Women” by Yosefa Raz.
The Messiah hasn’t come yet. The occupation isn’t over. I keep trying to write this article about Slichot at Sheik Jarrah and something else happens, a father of five gets shot in Silwan by an Israeli guard, a baby dies of tear gas in Isawiyah.
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