Yael Globerman

(b.in Tel Aviv, Israel) is the author of the novel Shaking the Tree (1996) and numerous short stories. Her debut book of poems, Alibi, was published by Helicon Press in 2000 to great acclaim and received the ACUM Award For Poetry and the PAIS Award. Her new poetry book, Higher and Lower, is forthcoming in 2006 (Helicon Press). She translates a wide range of poetry from English, and is currently working on a large collection of poems by W.H. Auden. Her translation of the poetry of Stephen Spender is due to be published in December 2005 (Keshev Press). Globerman studied film at Tel Aviv University and has co-written a number of scripts and a play. She teaches creative writing and works for Babel Publishing Inc. as a scout for books published abroad.

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