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Chana Bloch

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  • Chana Bloch is Professor of English Literature and Chairman of the English Department at Mills College. She has published a book of poems The Secrets of the Tribe; a critical study, Spelling the Word: George Herbert and the Bible; and two volumes of translations from Hebrew, A Dress of Fire: Poems by Dahlia Ravikovitch and (in collaboration with Stephen Mitchell) Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai. 
    Chana Bloch has made a loving translation from the original Hebrew. No poety in recent years has moved me more
    Stanley Kunitz

    Chana and Ariel Bloch's consistently deft translations...breathe in English the very life of the Hebrew originals
    Robert Alter



    Awards won by Chana Bloch Winner, 2012 Meringoff Poetry Award
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