blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2019  Vol. 18 No. 2
an online journal of literature and the arts
Rachel Neve-Midbar

Rachel Neve-Midbar’s poetry collection, Salaam of Birds (Tebot Bach Press, 2018), won the 2018 Patricia Bibby First Book Award. She is also the author (under the name Heimowitz) of the chapbook, What the Light Reveals (Tebot Bach Press, 2014). Her work has appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Georgia Review, Prairie Schooner, Spillway, and elsewhere. She was a finalist for the COR Richard Peterson Prize, winner of the Passenger Poetry Prize, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She holds an MFA from Pacific University and is a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.  end

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