Jane Medved’s chapbook Olam, Shana, Nefesh was released by Finishing Line Press in 2014. Her recent essays and poems have appeared in Lilith Magazine, Cimarron Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Tupelo Quarterly. and New American Writing. She is the poetry editor of The Ilanot Review, the on-line literary magazine of Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv. A native of Chicago, Illinois, she has lived for the last 25 years in Jerusalem, Israel.