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Dina Elenbogen is an award winning poet and prose writer. Her collection of poems, Apples of the Earth, was published by Spuyten Duyvil Press in 2006. She was recently nominated for a Pushcart in poetry. Her poetry has appeared in numerous anthologies and literary magazines including Beyond Lament (Northwestern University Press), Without a Single Answer: Poems on Contemporary Israel (Judah Magnes Museum Press), Sarah’s Daughters Sing (Ktav Publishers), and magazines such as Prairie Schooner, Calyx, Poet Lore, Rhino, Paterson Literary Review, Voices Israel and numerous others. Her poem “A Jew in Vienna” was the recipient of the Miriam Lindberg Israel Poetry for Peace Prize. She is at work on a second poetry collection entitled Losing the Tree.
Laura M. Dixon was a Michener Fellowat the University of Texas at Austin, where she received her her M.F.A. in poetry, with a secondary concentration in fiction. She holds a B.A. in literature from The University of Chicago, and an M.A.T. from Dominican University.