Miron C. Izakson

Miron C. Izakson was born in 1956 to a family that was among the first orange growers in pre-state Israel. He studied law and Jewish philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at Tel Aviv University, and was chairman for literature on the Israel Culture and Arts Council. At present, Izakson lectures on literature at Bar-Ilan University and he is a member of the board there. He is also Honorary Consul for Luxembourg in Israel. Izakson has published many books of poetry and a number of novels, to widespread literary acclaim. Four collections of his poems have been set to music by various musicians and released as CDs. Izakson has been awarded the President's Prize (2001), the Natan Yonatan Prize for Poetry (2012) and the Brenner Prize for Poetry for This Time (2013).

Miron C. Izakson

Books Published in Hebrew

POETRY
Poems, Shiri, 1976 [Shachar Neginati]
Poems, Traklin, 1978 [Ve-Hanefesh Lo Temale]
Time to Ask, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1989 [Et Levakesh]
The Attraction of the Edge, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1994 [Meshichat Ha-Katze]
Sounds of Home, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1998 [Raashim Uchlei Bait]
Poems, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2001 [Barachti Ve- Damiti]
Banning Her Caress, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2003 [Bitul Ha-Lituf Ha-Nashi]
Selected Poems (poetry) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2007 [Mivchar Ve-Shirim Chadashim]
This Time, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2011 [Ba-Paʹam Ha-Zot]
Alongside the Big Sea, Keshev, 2013 [Leyad Ha-Yam Ha-Gadol]
Transition, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2015 [Ma'avar]
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FICTION
Family Life (novel), Maariv, 1995 [Hayei Mishpaha]
Nate & Company (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Yedioth Ahronoth, 1998 [Nashotav Shel Natan]
The Flat on King Solomon Street (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2004 [Ha-Dira Be-Shlomo Ha-Melech]
Aliza with Child (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2009 [Heryona Shel Aliza]
The Candidate (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2017 [Ha-Muamad]
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CHILDREN
Priorities - Letter to a Teacher (youth) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2013 [Ha-Reshima Ha-Kovaʹat (O Michtav La-Mora)]

Books in Translation

Norwegian: Oslo, Solum Forlag, 2004
French: Paris, Ed. Caracteres, 2008
French: Montrouge, StavNet / Levant, 2015  
English: New York & London, Toby Press, 2011
Spanish: Madrid, Verbum, 2015  

French: Paris, Levant, 2019

 

 

Selected Poems [with Na'im Araidy] 
French: Paris, Stavit, 2003

French: Paris, Stavit, 2001
English: Syracuse, USA, Syracuse University Press, 2003
Russian: Moscow, Kniga-Sefer, 2006
French: Paris, Stavit/Mangeclous, 2009
Chinese: Nanjang, Harbin Pub., 2014
English: New York, Geffen Publishing, 2018