Joy Ladin, Gottesman Professor of English at Yeshiva University, is the first openly transgender employee of an Orthodox Jewish institution. She is a Fulbright Scholar and author of seven books: Through the Door of Life, a National Jewish Book Award finalist, and six poetry collections, including Coming to Life, named by The Forward as among the year's best Jewish poetry books.
Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey Between Genders (University of Wisconsin Press)
The Definition of Joy (Sheep Meadow Press)
Coming to Life (Sheep Meadow Press)
Soldering the Abyss: Emily Dickinson and Modern American Poetry
Psalms (Wipf & Stock)The Book of Anna (Sheep Meadow Press)
Alternatives to History (Sheep Meadow Press)
Transmigration (Sheep Meadow Press)
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Named to the 2012 Forward 50, a list of influential or courageous American Jews given by The Forward
Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Tel Aviv University, 2012
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The Definition of Joy Sheep Meadow Press, 2012.
Coming to Life Sheep Meadow Press, 2010.
Soldering the Abyss: Emily Dickinson and Modern American Poetry VDM Publishing, 2010.
Psalms Wipf & Stock, 2010.
Transmigration Sheep Meadow Press, 2009.
The Book of Anna Sheep Meadow Press, 2007.
Alternatives to History Sheep Meadow Press, 2003.