Lilach Lachman teaches at the Department of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at Haifa University. Since the 1990s she has been a contributor to Haaretz Book Review. She edited an anthology of lullabies that brings together a range of Hebrew poetry from East to West (“Yavo Gdi Zahav,” 2015); essays on Avot Yeshurun’s work (“How Is It Read: Avot Yeshurun,” 2011); and co-edited a selection of Yeshurun’s poems (2009). She translated Emily Dickinson’s poems (“Perhaps the Heart,” 2004); recently edited a selection of Nurit Zarchi’s poems (Afik, 2020); and co-edited selected essays on her work (Gama, 2021).
Her book, “Ktav Adam: Avot Yeshurun,” is forthcoming (2021). Her current project focuses on the Hebrew lullaby and on poetic historiography in Israeli poetry.
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