Alit Karp

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Alit Karp is a literary critic for Israel’s daily newspaper, Haaretz. She frequently authors opinion columns on issues related to minority rights and freedom of speech in Israel. Her story “The Princess” appeared in Asymptote in 2016 and was selected by the Guardian (UK) for its Translation Tuesday feature. Her story “Made Flesh” was published in 2017 by World Literature Today. Her book Geese: Travel Impressions from Sweden was published in 2018 by Afik – A Channel for Israeli Literature.

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    Photo by Joachim Pressl on Unsplash A few days into a third lockdown, a cat and her human companion have differing views about how to handle an army of slugs attacking the petunias. My cat P…
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    Illustration: / xyzquantumpoet A Lutheran seminary student wonders what it takes to become a Jew for his girlfriend, whose embrace is “not a preface to anything else.” I …