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Gai Ad

Gai Ad was born in Beersheva, Israel, in 1963. She studied life sciences at Tel Aviv University and received her BA in 1989; during these years, she wrote for the daily newspaper Hadashot. She later moved to the United States and received an MA in emotive therapy from Leslie College. She attended training courses for therapists of amnesia sufferers in New York, and founded a special unit for Alzheimer patients. After returning to Israel in 1997, Gai Ad began writing for TV and working as a translation editor. At present, she writes screenplays for Channel 1 TV and works as a translator. Gai Ad has received the Prime Minister’s Prize (2010).

Gai Ad

Books Published in Hebrew

A Lego Ego (stories), Babel, 1999 [Ego Mi-Lego]
7 Harimon St. (novel) , Zmora-Bitan, 2004 [Ha-Rimon 7]
Black and White Dan (youth), Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 2011 [Dan Shahor-Lavan]
The Gauchmans (novel), Zmora-Bitan, 2012 [Ha-Beʹershevaim]

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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