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Rachel Seelig, PhD is a Toronto-based writer and scholar with over a decade of teaching and research experience at Harvard, Columbia, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, she is recognized for her award-winning book, Strangers in Berlin: Modern Jewish Literature between East and West, 1919-1933 (University of Michigan Press, 2016), and the edited volume The German-Hebrew Dialogue: Studies of Encounter and Exchange (De Gruyter Press, 2017). Dr. Seelig has authored a variety of academic articles on German, Hebrew, and Yiddish literature, as well as numerous essays for the popular press.

Together with her partner, Rachel also writes and publishes children's books under the imprint
Lovely Books.
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