Culture Congress Gives Leivick Yiddish Award to Jacob Glatstein
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Culture Congress Gives Leivick Yiddish Award to Jacob Glatstein

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Jacob Glatstein, a prominent Yiddish poet and essayist, has won the H. Leivick Yiddish Literary Award of the Congress for Jewish Culture. Mr. Glatstein has published 20 books, including 10 volumes of poetry and two of critical essays and belles lettres. His works have been translated into English, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish and French, His latest work is a volume of poetry, “A Jew From Lublin.”

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