David Stromberg


David Stromberg is a writer, translator, and scholar living in Jerusalem. He is the author of four cartoon collections, including Baddies, and two critical studies, most recently Idiot Love and the Elements of Intimacy. The editor for the Isaac Bashevis Singer Literary Trust, he has published translations of Singer’s work in The New Yorker, Conjunctions, Tablet, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. He has also edited a collection of Singer’s essays, Old Truths and New Clichés. His most recent book is novella-length speculative essay, A Short Inquiry into the End of the World.

The Eternal Hope of the Wandering Jew

from Hope Itself, Volume 24, Number 3

I’ve been cursed to envision peace without ever experiencing it myself.

A Portrait of the Artist as a Victim of the Holocaust

The cultural legacy of Bruno Schulz.

The Almost Unbearable Burden of Belonging

What to become? Dissident or emigrant? Move abroad?