We’re excited and proud to learn that Adam Kirsch, Tablet’s long-time contributing editor and literary critic, has been awarded the 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship for General Nonfiction.
Kirsch directs the Jewish Studies masters program at Columbia University, and has published several books, including three poetry collections and a biography for Nextbook’s Jewish Encounter Series about Benjamin Disraeli. Since 2012, Kirsch has written Tablet’s weekly Talmud study, Daf Yomi.
Here are a few of Kirsch’s more recent highlights featured in Tablet:
Amichai: the Tolerant Irony of Israel’s National Poet, December 21, 2015
Can American Jews Understand the Holocaust? November 30, 2015
Primo Levi’s Unlikely Suicide Haunts His Lasting Work, September 21, 2015
The Age of Bad Holocaust Novels, May 7, 2015
You can read Kirsch’s entire Tablet archive here.
Jonathan Zalman is a writer and teacher based in Brooklyn.