Tuesday 5 November 2019


PESL SHER-KOSOR (PAULINE COSOW) (ca. 1886-July 9, 1975)
            She was born in Vilna into a poor family.  In 1905 she emigrated to the United States.  She lived in Acron, Ohio, before moving to Miami Beach.  She published poetry in Tog-morgn-zhurnal (Day-morning journal) in New York.  In book form: Mayn folk un land (My people and country) (New York: Shulsinger, 1954), 136 pp.; A lebn farn folk (A life for the people) (New York, 1971), 330 pp.  She died in Miami Beach.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 533.

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