Anna Epstein is the author of Melekh Ravitsh: The Eccentric Outback Quest of an Urbane Yiddish Poet from Poland (2019). Born in Melbourne to Yiddish-speaking Polish Jews of the Holocaust generation, her interest in the plight of those fleeing misfortune was awakened early. Anna worked for twenty years as editor and curator at the Jewish Museum of Australia. Her last exhibition was Mameloshn – How Yiddish Made a Home in Melbourne. Lately she has worked mainly for the Yiddish cultural centre, Kadimah.