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, and Shankpainter.
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.
Pam’s translations of the psalms were published as The Complete Psalms by Bloomsbury USA Library Journal praised the work as “a clear and moving … translation of the Psalms for modern readers.” Mary Karr wrote, “Pamela Greenberg’s delicious new translation of the psalms … has lifted the old language from spider webs and mothballs, breathing new air into the songs.”