Recent Publications

& Updates: 



Zoom Poetry Reading 

with Alicia Ostriker, Eleanor Wilner,  and Philip Terman,

November 23, 2020,

JCC of Buffalo

Podcast Interview on Two Worlds Exist,

New Books Network,

September, 2020 










Interfaith Poetry Reading 

with Marie Howe and Leila Chatti

December, 2019

Brooklyn Public Library

"I Leave You This Poem:

A Tribute to Chana Bloch."

Panel with Danusha Lameris, Andrea Hollander,

James Crews, and Rachel Mennies

March 6, 2020 

AWP Conference, San Antonio, Texas

(Postponed to AWP 2021 

in Kansas City, Missouri).

"There is Only One Story," 

a poem on the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, featured on and in a Poetry International special collection of poems on the spirit.

"Contemporary Poetry and Mystical Intimacy,"

an essay on Chassidic Thought, The Song of Songs, and contemporary poetry, published on the Lehrhaus.  

“Come, My Beloved, to Greet the Bride,”

a personal essay on a 16th Century Kabbalistic poem, featured in Harvard Divinity Bulletin.

A selection of poems from God's Optimism, set to music by composer William Vollinger, received a 2019 American Prize Honorable Mention for Vocal Chamber Music. Click here to listen to the set of songs performed by Lawrence Indik, baritone & Charles Abramovic, piano on Jan. 30, 2019 @ Temple University