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Maya Bejerano

Maya Bejerano was born at Kibbutz Elon in 1949, and now lives in Tel Aviv. She holds a BA in literature and philosophy from Bar-Ilan University, has studied violin and flute, and has an MA in library science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Bejerano has taught literature at all levels, gives creative writing and poetry workshops, and works as consultant at the Tel Aviv municipal library. She has also participated in numerous poetry festivals and has been a guest poet at Harvard University. Bejerano has published more than ten collections of poetry; she is also represented in many anthologies of Hebrew poetry. Bejerano has been awarded the Prime Minister's Prize twice (1986; 1994), the Bernstein Prize (1988), the Bialik Prize (2002) and the Yehuda Amichai Prize (2016) 







Books Published in Hebrew
POETRY
Ostrich, Achshav, 1978 [Bat Ya'ana]
The Heat and the Cold, Alef, 1981 [Ha-Chom Ve-Ha-Kor: Ibudei Netunim Ve-Shirim Acherim 1977-1980]
Data Processing 52, Alef, 1983 [Ibud Netunim 52 (Shisha Ma'amarim U-Ma'amar Al Mosad)]
The Song of the Birds, Achshav, 1985 [Shirat Ha-Tziporim: (Ibud Netunim 0) 1978-1984] 
Selected Poems, Am Oved, 1987 [Retzef Ha-Shirim 1972-1986]
Voice, Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 1987 [Kol: Shirim 1981-1986]
Whale, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1990 [Livyatan]
The Hymns of Job, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1993 [Mizmorei Iyov]
Trying to Touch My Belly Button, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1998 [Anaseh Laga’at Be-Tabur Bitni: 1992-1997]
Beauty Is Rage, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2001 [Ha-Yofi Hu Ka'as: Shirim 1994-2000]
Frequencies, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2005 [Tedarim: Mivchar 1978-2004 Va-Chadashim]
Waking at the Heart of the Diagonal, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2009 [Hitorarti Be-Libo Shel Alachson]
Barries, Keshev, 2010 [Gargerim]
Meeting with the Actors, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2014 [Pgisha Im Ha-Sachkanim]

FICTION
The Blue Dress and the Insurance Agent (stories & play), Keter, 1992 [Ha-Simla Ha-Kchula Ve-Sochen Ha-Bituach]
A Tour Guide in a Foreign City (stories), Carmel, 2007 [Madrich Tayarim Be-Ir Zara]
The Time Windows of Abigail (novel) Safra, 2016 [Chalonot Ha-Zman Shel Avigail: Otobidyografia]

CHILDREN
The Curious Flower (children), Yaron Golan, 1993 [Ha-Perach Ha-Sakran]

Books in Translation
The Hymns of Job & Other Poems
English: Rochester, NY, BOA Editions, 2008 














































































































































































































































































































Maya Bejerano

Books Published in Hebrew

Books in Translation

NEWS

Professional program of literary translation 2018 September 3rd - November 11th - CITL of Arles (France) November 22 - 27 - Tel Aviv (Israel) Deadline for filing applications with the CITL: Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Details in the link below
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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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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, birkenhauer@013.net and Gadi Goldberg, gadi.goldberg@gmail.com
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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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