Chana Bloch’s books include The Secrets of the Tribe (Sheep Meadow Press, 1980); The Past Keeps Changing (Sheep Meadow Press, 1992); Mrs. Dumpty (Wisconsin Press, 1998); and Blood Honey (Autumn House Press, 2009). In addition to her poetry, Bloch has translated The Song of Songs (with Ariel Bloch), as well as collections of poetry by Yehuda Amichai and Dahlia Ravikovitch. Bloch has received the Di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America, two Pushcart Prizes, fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and other prestigious awards. Her latest is Swimming in the Rain: New and Selected Poems 1980-2015 (Autumn House Press, 2015).
ARTICLES FEATURING CHANA
Truth in the Poetry of Chana Bloch
"Time and time again, Bloch teaches us to questions even the strictest truths given to us by authorities in religion and society."...