Rachel Neve-Midbar


Los Angeles, CA
California US

Author's Bio

Rachel Neve-Midbar’s collection Salaam of Birds has won the 2018 Patricia Bibby First Book Award and will be published by Tebot Bach Press in 2019. She is also the author (under the name Heimowitz) of the chapbook, What the Light Reveals (Tebot Bach Press, 2014.). Rachel’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Blackbird, Crab Orchard Review, Prairie Schooner. The Georgia Review as well as other publications and anthologies. She was recently a finalist for the COR Richard Peterson Prize, winner of the Passenger Poetry Prize and she has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize. Rachel completed her MFA at Pacific University in 2015 and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. More at rachelnevemidbar.com

Publications & Prizes

What the Light Reveals (Tebot Bach, 2014)
Prizes won: 

Patricia Bibby First Book Prize 2018

Passenger Poetry Prize

COR Richard Peterson Prize


More Information

Gives readings: 
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Identifies as: 
Feminist, Israeli American, Jewish
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Fluent in: 
English, Hebrew
Born in: 
New York City, NY
New York
Raised in: 
Westport, CT
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Last update: May 01, 2019