Ariel Resnikoff is a poet, scholar, translator, editor and educator. His most recent works include the chapbooks Ten-Four: Poems, Translations, Variations (Operating System 2015), with Jerome Rothenberg, and Between Shades (Materialist Press 2014). His first full-length poetry collection, Unnatural Bird Migrator, is forthcoming from The Operating System this Winter 2020. Ariel’s writing has been translated into Russian, French, Spanish, German and Hebrew. He has taught courses on multilingual diasporic literatures at the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing (UPenn) and at BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change. In 2019, Ariel completed his PhD in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at the University of Pennsylvania, and in 2020 he was awarded a Fulbright US Scholar Postdoctoral Fellowship to develop his dissertation, Home Tongue Earthquake: The Radical Afterlives of Yiddishland, into a monograph. Ariel currently lives on Alameda Island in the San Francisco Bay Area with his partner, the artist and designer, Riv Weinstock, and their toddler, Zamir Shalom.
Ariel Resnikoff has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Ether Sea Projects, Inc./ Litmus Press since 2018.