CONTRIBUTOR

Ollie Elkus

Born in Cincinnati in 1996, Ollie Elkus is a former translation fellow with the Yiddish Book Center in the process of publishing his first full-length work My Father’s Tavern. Most recently he has contributed to such notable projects as the Augustow Yizkor Book, and the Ringelblum Archive’s documents of the Warsaw Ghetto. He is a Yiddish translator of printed prose and poetry, as well as hand-written letters and postcards, but he also likes to play drums and drink tea. He can be reached through his website ohelkustranslations.comor by emailing him directly at [email protected].

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