Professor Chana Bloch is the W. M. Keck Professor of Creative Writing at Mills College, Oakland California. She has co-authored The Song of Songs: A New Translation, Introduction, and Commentary, in collaboration with Ariel Bloch. She is also the author of several poetry works, including, The Past Keeps Changing and The Secrets of the Tribe. Professor Bloch is the 1989-90 recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry. 

1997-98 Einhorn lecturer