Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger

1924 –

Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger, born on February 5, 1924, in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, was a Jewish poet and translator. During World War II, the Meerbaum-Eisinger family was deported to the Mikhailovka labor camp in Transnistria (now, Transdniestria, a disputed enclave of Moldova). Meerbaum-Eisinger died on December 16, 1942.

The younger cousin of Paul Celan, her poetry collection Blütenlese: Gedichte was first published by Tel Aviv University in 1979 and edited by Adolf Rauchwerger. Her work is translated by Carlie Hoffman.