Leah Ayalon

Leah Ayalon was born in Jerusalem, where she lives today. She studied comparative literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and works at the National Library. Best known for her poetry, Ayalon published her first collection of short stories in 1992. Since then, she has also published novellas, collections of short stories and a novel. Ayalon has received several literary awards, including the Jerusalem Prize.

Books Published in Hebrew

POETRY
Under Water, Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 1983 [Mi-Tahat La-Mayim]
This is Paradise, Sifriat Poalim, 1984 [Zehu Gan Eden]
Comes the Moon, Comes the Night, Keter, 1987 [U-Va Ha-Yareach U-Va Ha-Laila]
Daniel Daniel, Keter, 1988 [Daniel, Daniel]
Camelot, Even Hoshen, 1995 [Kamelot]
A Nest of Eggs, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1998 [Ken Beitzim]
Lynch, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2000 [Lynch]
Jewish Women and Jewish Men, Even Hoshen, 2001 [Yehudiot Vi-Yehudim]
Make Him Known on the Outside, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2002 [Machrezet Alav Mi-Bachutz]
Perhaps, Even Hoshen, 2004 [Shema]
Remember the Name, Even Hoshen, 2007 [Zichru Et Ha-Shem]
Here Is the Name, Even Hoshen, 2009 [Hineh Ha-Shem]
There Is No Such a Thing, There Is Such a Thing, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2010 [Ein Davar Kazeh, Yesh Davar Kazeh]
Happiness and Joy, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2016 [Osher Ve-Simcha]
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FICTION
Something Existential (stories) , Keter, 1992 [Mashehu Kiumi]
The Immorals (novel), Keter, 1996 [Ha-Bilti Musariyim]
Marshmellow Law (novella), Even Hoshen, 2001 [Chok Ha-Marshmellow]
Game Theory (stories), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2002 [Torat Ha-Mischakim]
My God, and I Will Praise Him (novella), Carmel, 2004 [Eli Ve-Anvehu]

Books in Translation