Alicia Jo Rabins is a writer, musician/composer, performer and Torah teacher. The New York Times calls her voice "gorgeous"; the San Francisco Chronicle calls her writing "an astonishing find."

Rabins' poetry book, Divinity School, won the prestigious American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize in 2015. She is the creator and performer of Girls in Trouble, an indie-folk song cycle about the complicated lives of Biblical women, with whom she has released three albums. Her one-woman opera, A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff, was named one of Portland's best theatre performances of the year by the Willamette Week. Rabins tours internationally from her home base of Portland, Oregon.

You can call her Alicia.