Moriel Rothman-Zecher

Instructor & Writer
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Moriel Rothman-Zecher is the author of the novel Sadness Is a White Bird, which was a recipient of the National Book Foundation’s ‘5 Under 35’ Honor, and a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. Moriel is the recipient of a 2017 MacDowell Colony Fellowship in Literature, and his essays and poetry have been published in The New York Times, The Paris Review’s “The Daily,” Haaretz, ZYZZYVA, Electric Literature, The Common, and elsewhere. He lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio, with his wife, Kayla, their daughter, Nahar. Read more at and follow him on Twitter @Moriel_RZ.