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Vivian Eden

Vivian Eden, who holds a doctorate in comparative literature with a specialty in translation from the University of Iowa, is on the staff of the Haaretz English Edition, a joint venture of the International Herald Tribune and Haaretz, a daily newspaper in Hebrew. Her poetry, translations, stories, reviews, columns and articles have been published in the United States, Israel, Britain, Germany and elsewhere. Among her full-length prose translations are "Arabesques" by Anton Shammas (Harper & Row, 1988) and "Bethlehem Road Murder" by Batya Gur (HarperCollins, 2004).

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