The Workers Circle Presents Irena Klepfisz: Her Birth and Later Years: New and Collected Poems, 1971-2021
For fifty years, Irena Klepfisz has written powerful, searching poems about relatives murdered during the war, recent immigrants, a lost Yiddish writer, a Palestinian boy in Gaza, and various people in her life. A trailblazing lesbian poet, child Holocaust survivor, and political activist whose work is deeply informed by socialist values, Klepfisz is a vital and individual American voice. Klepfisz’s new book, Her Birth and Later Years: New and Collected Poems, 1971-2021, is the first and only complete collection of her work.
Join the Workers Circle and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research for an online conversation with Irena Klepfisz and Julie Enszer celebrating this new book.