Ellen Cassedy

Ellen Cassedy’s translations appear in Beautiful as the Moon, Radiant as the Stars: Jewish Women in Yiddish Stories. With co-translator Yermiyahu Ahron Taub, she won the 2012 translation prize awarded by the Yiddish Book Center for Oedipus in Brooklyn and translated a collection of short stories by Blume Lempel which will be published in November 2016. She was a 2015 translation fellow at the Yiddish Book Center. She is the author of We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust and a recipient of a 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant for her translation from the Yiddish of Yenta Mash’s On the Landing: Stories by Yenta Mash