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Interviews, Essays & Other Press Coverage

"How Jessica Cohen Became the Go-To English Translator of Hebrew Literature" - Jewish News of Norther California, April 3, 2024

"Advice to the New Guard: A Conversation With Translator Jessica Cohen" - World Literature Today, December 12, 2020

Q&A on Yair Assulin's The Drive - The Forward, April 29, 2020

"A Translator is First and Foremost a Reader" - interview in Tel Aviv Review of Books, Winter 2019

"Navigating Identity Through Translation: Jessica Cohen on Translating Ronit Matalon" - Asymptote, November 25, 2019

"Co-translating Hanoch Levin, the 'Beckett of Israel': A Conversation with Jessica Cohen & Evan Fallenberg" - World Literature Today, Summer 2019

"Equine Ambles into a Watering Hole: An Interview with Jessica Cohen" - Jewish Review of Books, June 12, 2018

"Nothing is Found or Lost in Translation" - interview in Platform Magazine, May 2018

"A Conversation with Man Booker International Prize Winner Jessica Cohen" - ATA Chronical, May 2018

Interview in Ba'Inyanim - Oshman Family JCC's online newsletter [in Hebrew], April, 2018

3 Questions - Santa Fe Reporter, November 7, 2017

"The Alchemists: Interviews With Prominent Translators of Hebrew Literature" [in Hebrew] - Beit Avi Chai, July 25, 2017

"Man-Booker-Prize Translator’s Job Isn’t Just About Language. She Translates Culture Too" - Colorado Matters, Colorado Public Radio, July 18, 2017

"Man Booker Winners Agree: Translating Jokes is Hard" - New York Times, June 16, 2017

"Translators Come Out of the Shadows" - Jewish Chronicle, June 12, 2017

BBC Weekend interview - BBC Radio, June 12, 2017

Man Booker International Prize: longlist interview - April 19, 2017

Man Booker International Prize Q&A - Words Without Borders, April 14, 2017

"Translating Humor: Jessica Cohen Gets Jokes to Land in Second Language" - Asymptote, March 16, 2017

"In Conversation with Ricardo Moldonado" - Podium, Unterberg Poetry Center Literary Journal, Issue 14

"On Translation: An Interview With Jessica Cohen" - Journal of Jewish Thought, University of Toronto, Fall 2013

"The Hebrew Translator on Translation" - Jewish Book Council, April 19, 2012

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