Dara Barnat is the author of two poetry collections, In the Absence (2016) and Headwind Migration (2009). Her poetry and translations appear in The Cortland Review, diode, Poet Lore, Lilith, Crab Orchard Review, YEW, and elsewhere. Her essays on poetry appear in Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, Studies in American Jewish Literature, Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. Dara holds a PhD from Tel Aviv University, where she teaches. Dara lives in Tel Aviv and New York.