Jessica Cohen is an independent literary translator. She has translated award-winning works of fiction and non-fiction from Hebrew into English by some of the finest contemporary Israeli writers. Her translations have garnered accolades from book reviewers in major publications.
Her book-length translations have been published by Metropolitan Books, Farrar Straus and Giroux, Knopf, and The Toby Press. Her shorter translations have appeared in The New York Times, Tablet Magazine, Newsweek International, The Forward and elsewhere.
She also translates screenplays, academic and journalistic work, graphic novels, and any other good Hebrew writing in search of an English-language readership.