portrait of Batsheva Dori

Batsheva Dori

Batsheva Dori (1970) was born in Jerusalem to parents who left Iraq in the 1950s. She studied German literature, history and philosophy at the HebrewUniversity of Jeruslaem, and at the Freie Universit├Ąt in Berlin. A graduate of both the Helicon (Tel Aviv) and Poetry Place (Jerusalem) workshops, she edits poetry, translates poetry from German and Dutch, and for the last five years has been teaching Hebrew literature to English-speakers, and has led creative writing workshops. She is also a graduate of The College of Literary Arts, a post-secondary, non-degree granting institution in Jerusalem founded by Poetry Place.

Poems by Batsheva Dori