Maia Evrona

Maia Evrona is a poet, memoirist, essayist and translator. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in North American Review, Prairie Schooner and elsewhere, while excerpts from her memoir on chronic illness have appeared in Harpur Palate and other venues. Her translations of Yiddish poetry were awarded a fellowship in translation from the National Endowment for the Arts and she has written on the importance of arts funding in Artnet.

In addition to her translations from Yiddish, her own original poetry has been published in her own Yiddish self-translation in Radiant Jargon; Six Poems about Yiddish, published by the Yiddish Book Center.

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