Lisa Katz (b. New York) earned her PhD at Hebrew University. Her chapbook Are You With Me (Finishing Line) is forthcoming in June. Reconstruction, her poetry in Hebrew translation, was published by Am Oved Press in Israel in 2008. Editor of the Israeli pages of Poetry International Rotterdam, and an occasional book reviewer for the English edition of Haaretz, Katz is translator of Hannan Hever’s recently published study of Hebrew poetry, Suddenly, the Sight of War: Violence and Nationalism in Hebrew Poetry in the 1940s (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C) and poetry volumes by Tuvia Ruebner, Admiel Kosman, and Agi Mishol. Katz will teach literary translation at Ben Gurion University in 2016-2017.