Tirzah (Teer-tzah) Goldenberg was raised among sycamore trees and rabbinic laws in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. She is the author of Aleph (Verge Books, 2017) and for (Oxeye Press, 2020). Her next collection, Like an Olive, is forthcoming from Verge Books, and her collaboration with Norman Finkelstein, Thirty-Six / Two Lives: A Poetic Dialogue, will be published by Dos Madres Press. She lives by the sea with her husband Rico & their cat Fennel.