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Dorit Abusch

Dorit Abusch was born in Tel Aviv in 1955. She studied philosophy, literature and linguistics at Tel Aviv University, and philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, where she earned her PhD. She is an expert in semantics. From 1985 to 1990, Abusch taught in California, Texas and New York. For the following 10 years, she taught linguistics at Stuttgart and Tubingen Universities. She is now a professor of linguistics at Cornell University. Abusch began publishing poems and stories in 1974. She currently divides her time between Israel and the USA.

Dorit Abusch

Books Published in Hebrew

Long Shadow Drawn in Chalk (poems and stories), Achshav, 1979 [Tzel Aroch Rashum Be-Gir]
Sounds and Spirits (stories), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1983 [Hedim Ve-Ruchot]
Second Voice (two novellas), Hakibbutz Hameuchad /Siman Kriah, 1990 [Kol Sheni]
Fallen Man (novel) , Gvanim, 1996 [Ha-Yored]
Crazy Heart (novel), Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 2007 [Lev Meshuga]

Books in Translation

Our new Spring 2019 catalogue of new books is up.
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"An original, extraordinary book" The Brenner prize committee
Congratulations to Noga Albalach, winner of the 2018 Brenner prize for her book "The Old Man (Farewell)".
Residencies in Vienna and Salzburg
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery offers 50 residencies in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2019. Applications can be submitted for literature, literature for children and young adults and literary translations. Please note the deadline of September 30th, 2018.
Call for applications English speakers: Stay culture in Paris (deadline: June 12th, 2018)
Details in the attached link
Congratulations to Sami Berdugo and Shoham Smith, recipients of the 2018 Bialik Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Israel!

The Ministry of Culture and Sport announced the names of the winners of the Arik Einstein Veterans Artists Prize.
A prize of 50,000 NIS was given to each of the 21 artists who worked and are still working to promote Israeli culture in various fields -Music, dance, theater, plastic arts, cinema and literature. In the literature category the winners were Ronny Someck, Jacob Buchan and Shlomit Cohen-Assif. Also, Anat Masiach is among the recipient of the prize for debut literary works. Congratulations!
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