Yosefa Raz is an Israeli-American poet and UC Davis graduate who impresses audiences with the sensitivity and international flavor of her poetry. Raz has published poetry, fiction, and translations in Glimmer Train, ZYZZYVA, Tikkun Magazine, Lilith, Bridges, and Zeek. Her full length poetry book, In Exchange for a Homeland,was published in 2004 by Swan Scythe Press in Davis. She has been an editor for Bridges: A Feminist Journal, and is currently the poetry editor for Zeek: A Jewish Journal of Thought & Culture. Originally from Jerusalem, Yosefa Raz currently divides her time between Tel Aviv and Berkeley, where she is working on a PhD in Hebrew Literature.
Yosefa Raz performed on September 16th, 2009.