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Malka Lee

Malka Lee was born in 1904 in Galicia. She wrote her first poems in German, after spending part of her childhood in Vienna, but switched to Yiddish after arriving in New York in 1921. She published six volumes of poetry, as well as a book of memoirs and stories for children. She passed away in 1976.

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Wounded

Malka Lee

Translation by Maia Evrona

A new translation of Malka Lee’s “Baleydikt” from her 1932 collection Lider.

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