Elliott batTzedek

by | Jun 12, 2023

Elliott batTzedek holds an MFA in Poetry and Poetry in Translation from Drew University, for which she translated Dance of the Lunatic by the Israeli Jewish lesbian writer Shez; this manuscript won the 2012 Robert Bly Translation prize, judged by Martha Collins. She works as a program director in a small non-profit and as co-leader of Fringes, a poetry-based havurah. Her work appears or is forthcoming in the journals DoubleSpeak, Armchair/Shotgun, Massachusetts Review, Adanna Literary Journal, Poemeleon, Trivia, Naugatuck River ReviewLambda Literary Online, and Sinister Wisdom, and in the anthologies Two Lines Translation Anthology and Contemporary Love Poems, and as a Split This Rock poem of the week. She is a 2012 Leeway Foundation Art and Social Change grantee and in 2013 will be a resident at Vermont Studio Art Center.