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Gail Hareven

Writer and columnist Gail Hareven was born in Jerusalem in 1959. She studied behavioral sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Talmud and Jewish philosophy at the Shalom Hartman Institute. Hareven has written widely on politics and feminist issues; she has been a columnist for Maariv, Hadashot, the Jerusalem Report and Lady Globes; she also writes book reviews for the Hebrew press. In addition, Hareven teaches feminist theory, gives writing workshops and lectures on a variety of socio-cultural topics. In 2006, she was visiting professor at the University of Illinois. Hareven has published eight novels, four collections of short stories, two non-fiction books, two children's books and four plays, all of which have been staged. For her novel, The Confessions of Noa Weber (My True Love), Hareven received the prestigious Sapir Prize (2002) and the Best Translated Novel Award (USA, 2010). In 2013 she was awarded the Prime Minister's Prize. 

Gail Hareven

Books Published in Hebrew

A Modern Legend (children) , Am Oved, 1988, 1994 [Agadah Hadashah]
Hope If We Insist (non-fiction), Am Oved, 1992 [Tikva, Im Nit'akesh]
Lunch With Mother (stories), Zmora Bitan, 1993 [Aruhat Tzohorayim Im Ima]
The True Story (novel) , Zmora-Bitan, 1994 [Ha-Sipur Ha-Amiti]
Muse (novel), Keter, 1995 [Muza]
This Morning I Killed a Man (stories), Keter, 1997 [Ha-Boker Haragti Ish]
The Land of the Cloth-Gobblers (children), Keter, 1997 [Eretz Zolelei Ha-Begadim]
The Way to Heaven (stories), Keter, 1999 [Ha-Derech Le-Gan Eden]
The Confessions of Noa Weber [My True Love] (novel) , Keter, 2000 [Sheahava Nafshi]
Life of an Angel (novel), Keshet, 2003 [Chayeh Malach]
The Right Man (novel), Keshet, 2005 [ Ha-Ish Ha-Nachon]
Written on the Wall [with Aliza Olmert] (non-fiction), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2007 [Sfat Kir]
Lies, First Person (novel) , Achuzat Bayit, 2008 [Ha-Shkarim Ha-Achronim Shel Ha-Guf]
Waking Heart (novel), Achuzat Bayit, 2010 [Lev Mit'orer]
I Am Leona (novel) , Achuzat Bayit, 2014 [Ani Leona]
People Fail (stories), Achuzat Bayit, 2016 [Anashim To'im]

Books in Translation

English: New Jersey, Melville, 2009
Italian: Florence, Giuntina, 2012
English: New York, Open Letter, 2015
"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!
The fourth German-Hebrew/Hebrew-German translation workshop November 4th to 10th, 2018 Beit Ben-Yehuda, Jerusalem
After workshops in Berlin, Jerusalem and Straelen, the workshop will return to Jerusalem this spring. This workshop will focus on the participants translations. These are unfinished translations that have not yet been published. These will be sent to all participants. The workshop is open to 10 participants and is intended for literary translators with experience and publications. Workshop facilitators: Anne Birkenhauer and Gadi Goldberg Prerequisites: At least one published translation Duration: November 4th 2018 until November 10th, 2018 Location: Beit Ben-Yehuda, 28 Ein Gedi St., 93383 Jerusalem Participation fee: Participation (Accommodation and meals) is free of charge. Travel / flight expenses will be refunded. For more details and for the documents required for submitting application: Anne Birkenhauer, and Gadi Goldberg,
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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