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Jessica Cohen

Translator, Hebrew
Jessica Cohen is a literary translator born in England, raised in Israel, and living in Denver. She translates contemporary Israeli prose, poetry, and other creative work. She won the 2017 Man Booker International Prize with David Grossman for her translation of A Horse Walks Into a Bar and has translated major Israeli writers including Amos Oz, Etgar Keret, Ronit Matalon, and Nir Baram, as well as Golden Globe-winning director Ari Folman.