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Eda Zoritte-Megged

Eda Zoritte-Megged was born in Tel Aviv. She earned a B.Ed and also studied drama in New York. She has taught in Israel and the United States, has acted in the Habimah National Theater and is also a painter. Zoritte-Megged has received the Minister’s Award twice (1981; 2000) and the Dov Sadan Foundation Award (1990). Her stories have been translated into several languages.

Books Published in Hebrew
Ariadne's Thread (dialogue), Aleph, 1964 [Chut Ariadna]
Somber Blossoming (novel), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1969 [Pricha Afela]
Happy Years (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1975 [Ha-Gil Ha-Meushar]
The Roman Way (stories), Massada [Ba-Derech Ha-Roma'it]
Astray (novel), Am Oved, 1984 [Iir Ha-Nidachat]
His Alienated Wife (novel), Keter, 1997 [Ishto Ha-Menuda]
Life Long Love (novel), Keter, 2000 [Ahavat Chayim]
Maiden and the Poet, Yedioth Ahronoth, 2004 [Ha-Alma Ve-Ha-Meshorer]
The Thirty-Seventh Steps (stories), Carmel, 2007 [Ha-Madrega Ha-Shloshim Ve-Sheva]
Aurelia: Book of Visions and Prayers (novel), Nahar Sfarim, 2012 [Aurelia: Sefer Ha-Chezyonot Ve-Ha-Tfilot]
The Shadow of Time (poetry), Olam Hadash, 2014 [Tzel Ha-Zman]

Two Plays of Love, Eked, 1963 [Shnei Machazot Al Ahava]
The Sacrifice and the Covenant (monograph), 1973 [Ha-Korban Ve-Ha-Brit]
Spheres of Life and Emanation (literary essays), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1988 [Ha-Chayim, Ha-Atzilut]
The Song of the Noble Savage: A Biography of the Poet Avot Yeshurun, Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, Sifriat Zagagy, 1995 [Shirat Ha-Pere Ha-Atzil: Biographya Shel Ha-Meshorer Avot Yeshurun]
Last Game [Purcel Room, 1970]

Books in Translation 
His Alienated Wife
German: Frankfurt, Orgler-Verlag, 2001

Eda Zoritte-Megged

Books Published in Hebrew

Books in Translation

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

Congratulations to Zeruya Shalev and Shifra Horn for receiving the 2017 Adei Wizo Prize.

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award! The books on the longlist are selected by 400 libraries worldwide. Titles are nominated on the basis of ‘high literary merit’ as determined by the nominating library.
The second edition of the Letters of Israel festival will take place in Paris from September 8 to 18, 2017
After the success of its first edition, the Lettres d'Israël festival is gaining momentum, with an enriched program: meetings, conversations, readings , Theater, major authors and discoveries. Zeruya Shalev, Orly Castel-bloom, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Iris Argaman, and many more will participate. Click here for the full program:
Call for application: Artists in Residence Programme in Austria. Please note the deadline: September 18th, 2017.
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies to visual artists / art photographers / composers / video and media artists / writers / literary translators and arts and cultural educators in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2018. For more details:
Yizhak Mayer: "Meet the Author" Event
Ambassador Yizhak Mayer, author of the moving book “Silent Letter” will hold a “meet the author” event in Netanya. For further info about the event: And for more details about the title click here:
ITHL director on Grossman's win
"Grossman winning is not only his own achievement, but the achievement of the Hebrew literature as a whole", - Nilli Cohen on the first Hebrew author to receive Man Booker International Prize. Click here for the full article in Hebrew.
Yitzchak Mayer's personal website goes live
English edition of Yitzchak Mayer's amazing "Silent Letter" is about to come out with Mosaic Press. Learn more about the author's incredible life story on his brand new website.
MHL - New webzine starting soon!