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Zeeva Bukai is a fiction writer. She was born in Israel and raised in New York. Her stories have appeared in the anthology, Out of Many: Multiplicity and Divisions in America Today, Jewish, Mcsweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Image Journal, Flash Fiction Magazine, December Magazine and elsewhere. 


Her work was awarded the Curt Johnson Prose Award (judged by Lily King) and nominated for a Pushcart prize, Lilith magazine's 

fiction prize, and won honorable mentions in Glimmer Train's Family Matters. She was a 2014 Fellow at the Center for Fiction in NYC, an artist in residence at the Byrdcliff AIR program in Woodstock, New York and has been awarded a 2019 residency at Hedgebrook. 

She holds an MFA from Brooklyn College and teaches writing at SUNY, Empire State College.  She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and is at work on a novel.


Photo by Ghila Krajzman

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