Jacqueline Lapidus


Brighton, MA
Massachusetts US

Author's Bio

JACQUELINE LAPIDUS,  co-editor of The Widows’ Handbook: Poetic Reflections on Grief and Survival (Kent State University Press), is a poet, editor, teacher and translator with degrees from Swarthmore College and Harvard Divinity School. Born and raised in New York City, currently based in Boston, she has also lived in Greece and in France, where she was active in international feminist groups.  Her published work includes three poetry collections, Ready to Survive, Starting Over, and Ultimate Conspiracy, as well as poems and articles in many periodicals and anthologies.

Publications & Prizes

My Lover Is a Woman (Random House, 2017)
Touching (Fearless Books, 2011)
Love Over 60 (Mayapple Press, 2010)
The Arc of Love (Scribner, 1995)
Looking for Home (Milkweed Editions, 1990)
I Hear My Sisters Saying (Crowell, 1976)
Ultimate Conspiracy (Lynx Publications, 1987)
Starting Over (Out & Out, 1977)
Ready to Survive (Hanging Loose Press, 1975)

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Identifies as: 
Feminist, Jewish
Fluent in: 
English, French, Greek, Portuguese
Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: May 03, 2019