Pamela Greenberg has an M.F.A. from Syracuse University and a Masters in Jewish Studies from Hebrew College. She has received several writing awards, including a University Fellows award at Syracuse, a residency at the Millay Colony for the Arts, and a residency at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Her work has been published in a number of journals, including The Green Mountains Review, The Missouri Review, andShankpainter.
She also received an award in Hebrew Literature at Hebrew College, and spent a year in rabbinical school before deciding to dedicate herself more fully to writing. As part of her rabbinical school training, she spent a year working as a hospital chaplain with people who were sick, dying, and mourning. Her translations from the Spanish have appeared in the magazineCircumference, and an excerpt from her psalm translation appeared in the Book World section of the Washington Post. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband and young son.