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Hagai Dagan

Hagai Dagan was born in Kibbutz Ein Hamifratz, Israel, in 1964. He studied at Tel Aviv and Freiburg Universities and received a PhD in Jewish thought and philosophy from Tel Aviv University. Dagan has taught at many academic institutions, including Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Tel Aviv University, the Academic College of Tel Aviv–Yaffo, the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School and Hebrew Union College, Jerusalem. At present, he is the head of the Jewish thought program in the interdisciplinary department at Sapir College. Dagan was awarded the Prime Minister's Prize (2007) and the Geffen Prize for the best fantasy book (2013).

Hagai Dagan

Books Published in Hebrew

Sketches of Longing (poetry), Sifriat Poalim, 1991 [Kavei Mitʹar Shel Kmiha]
Annals of the Women Island (novel), Xargol, 1999 [Reshumot Me-Ee Ha-Nashim]
Under the Line of Pleasure (novel), Xargol, 2001 [Mi-Tachat Le-Kav Ha-Oneg]
Jewish Mythology (non-fiction), Mapa, 2003 [Ha-Mitologya Ha-Yehudit]
Judaism: A Group Portrait (non-fiction), Mapa, 2005 [Yahaduyot: Tmuna Kvutzatit]
A King without a Kingdom (novel) , Xargol, 2005 [La-Melech Ein Bayit]
The Holy Land Sets Sail (novel) , Xargol/ Am Oved, 2007 [Ha-Aretz Shata]
Demons in Agripas Street (novel), Zmora-Bitan, 2012 [Shedim Bi-Rchov Agripas]
A Reflection on Some Demonical Aspects of the Biblical God (non-fiction), Am Oved, 2016 [Ha-El Ha-Acher: Iyunim Be-Chama Mofa'im Demoniyim Shel Ha-El Ba-Sifrut Ha-Mikra'it]

Books in Translation

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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)".
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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.
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Call for applications English speakers: Stay culture in Paris (deadline: June 12th, 2018)
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Congratulations to Sami Berdugo and Shoham Smith, recipients of the 2018 Bialik Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Israel!

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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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