Beth Kissileff

Beth Kissileff is a fiction writer and journalist who spent two years studying in Jerusalem and continues to visit Israel regularly. Her writing appears regularly in publications including the New York Times, The Forward, Tablet, Haaretz and The Jerusalem Post.

She has received fellowships from the Corporation of Yaddo and the National Endowment for the Humanities and taught at Carleton College, the University of Minnesota, Smith College and Mount Holyoke College. She is also the editor of an anthology in which academics write on the Bible, Reading Genesis: Beginnings. She lives in Pittsburgh and is at work on a volume of short stories and a second novel car locksmith near me.