Shalem College
Annie Kantar Ben-Hillel

Annie Kantar Ben-Hillel

Annie Kantar Ben-Hillel, Director of the English Program, is a poet, translator, and teacher of language, writing, and literature. The recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize and Fulbright Scholarship, her poems and translations been published in literary journals such as The American Literary Review, Barrow Street, Literary Imagination, Poetry International, and Tikkun. Her translation of With This Night (University of Texas Press, 2011), the final collection of poetry that Leah Goldberg published during her lifetime, was short-listed for an ALTA Translation Prize. In addition to English as a Foreign Language, Kantar has taught courses and led seminars in Creative Writing and Literary Translation at Bar Ilan University, University of Maryland, University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, and other venues.

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