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Author: Rachel Tzvia Back

Rachel Tzvia Back, poet and award-winning translator, lives in Galilee, in the north of Israel, where her great great great grandfather settled in the 1830s. Her books include WHAT USE IS POETRY, THE POET IS ASKING (Shearsman Books, 2019), A MESSENGER COMES (Singing Horse Press, 2012), and ON RUINS & RETURN (Shearsman Books, 2007).

A Messenger Comes
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A Messenger Comes

Singing Horse Press

Poetry. Rachel Tzvia Back's third full-length book of poems, A MESSENGER COMES is a harrowing book that takes the reader to the edge of grief. As Hank Lazer's writes, while Back's book is "beautifully rich and emotionally engaging, this is no simple...

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On Ruins & Return
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On Ruins & Return

Shearsman Books

Poetry. ON RUINS & RETURN is Rachel Tzvia Back's second full-length collection and tracks the cycle of violence marking the lives of Palestinians and Israelis in the last intifadah (uprising)."The past exists in layers of our present and perhaps now...

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What Use Is Poetry, the Poet Is Asking
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What Use Is Poetry, the Poet Is Asking

Shearsman Books

Poetry. Jewish Studies. Middle Eastern Studies. "Rachel Tzvia Back transmutes the hard and sharp facts of the world into green and gold in these poems that bristle with desperate hope. She's always biblical to me, not just because the Galilean lands...

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