Artist Residencies sponsored by The Peleh Fund

Alicia Jo Rabins

May 2016
Based in: Portland, Oregon

Alicia Jo Rabins is a writer, musician and Torah teacher. The New York Times calls her voice “gorgeous”; the San Francisco Chronicle calls her writing “a poetry page-turner, both sexy and humble.” She is the author of Divinity School (2015 APR/Honickman First Book Prize) and Fruit Geode (finalist for the 2018 Jewish Book Award), and has released three albums with Girls in Trouble, her indie-folk song cycle about women in Torah. Her one-woman chamber-rock opera, A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff, is currently being made into an independent feature film. Rabins lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and their two children.

Residency Details
May 2016
Based in: Portland, Oregon