The Short­est Skirt in Shul by Sass Orol

The Short­est Skirt in Shul by Sass Orol

“All bodies are mistranslated prophecies”

Sass Orol’s debut poetry collection reexamines gender in Jewish history and steps into the present with daring and delight. From Avraham in the desert to a trans girl at the National Gallery, these intricately crafted poems explore embodiment, self-determination and desire. Orol engages with traditional sources and the Hebrew language itself to show us a close-up view of the world that’s intimate and pulsating with change.

Year first published: 2021

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