Hila Ratzabi is an award-winning poet, academic editor, and tutor.
Her essays and articles have appeared in Drunken Boat, the Washington Post, the Jewish Daily Forward, Zeek, and the Valparaiso Poetry Review.
She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was selected by Adrienne Rich as a recipient of a National Writers Union Poetry Prize. She received an Amy Award (Poets & Writers Magazine) and the Amy Loveman Memorial Fund Prize (Barnard College). Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in the Alaska Quarterly Review, The Normal School, Bone Bouquet, H_NGM_N, Cortland Review, Coal Hill Review, Southern Poetry Review, Margie, and others. Her chapbook, The Apparatus of Visible Things, is published by Finishing Line Press. She is the editor-in-chief and poetry editor of the literary journal Storyscape and a former co-host of the Perfect Sense Reading Series at Cornelia Street Cafe.
Ratzabi holds an MFA in Poetry Writing from Sarah Lawrence College, a BA in English from Barnard College, and a BA in Jewish Philosophy from the Jewish Theological Seminary. She lives in Philadelphia.