Min Straussman (he/they) is an essayist, poet, translator, and educator living in Paris. He holds a master's degree in comparative literature from the Sorbonne. Since 2017, he has been a regular contributor to Dictionary[dot]com and Thesaurus[dot]com where he writes about etymology and language. He's also an Assistant Translation Editor at ANMLY.
His work has also been published in Hey Alma and beestung, and he has a book forthcoming on Gershom Scholem, Walter Benjamin, and the connections between kabbalah and the urban environment. He is fascinated by the fragmented, the esoteric and all things related to his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. You can follow him on Twitter @mintherose.
To buy a zine ($6/5€), see more poetry, or commission an essay, send an email to email@example.com.
You can also find Dictionary.com articles and other stray thoughts on Twitter at @mintherose.