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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
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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Congratulations to Zeruya Shalev and Shifra Horn for receiving the 2017 Adei Wizo Prize.

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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award! The books on the longlist are selected by 400 libraries worldwide. Titles are nominated on the basis of ‘high literary merit’ as determined by the nominating library.
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The second edition of the Letters of Israel festival will take place in Paris from September 8 to 18, 2017
After the success of its first edition, the Lettres d'Israël festival is gaining momentum, with an enriched program: meetings, conversations, readings , Theater, major authors and discoveries. Zeruya Shalev, Orly Castel-bloom, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Iris Argaman, and many more will participate. Click here for the full program:
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Call for application: Artists in Residence Programme in Austria. Please note the deadline: September 18th, 2017.
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies to visual artists / art photographers / composers / video and media artists / writers / literary translators and arts and cultural educators in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2018. For more details:
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Yizhak Mayer: "Meet the Author" Event
Ambassador Yizhak Mayer, author of the moving book “Silent Letter” will hold a “meet the author” event in Netanya. For further info about the event: http://www.netanyaaaci.org.il/WebPages/BoxOfficePages/lectures2.htm And for more details about the title click here: http://www.ithl.org.il/page_15644
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ITHL director on Grossman's win
"Grossman winning is not only his own achievement, but the achievement of the Hebrew literature as a whole", - Nilli Cohen on the first Hebrew author to receive Man Booker International Prize. Click here for the full article in Hebrew.
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Yitzchak Mayer's personal website goes live
English edition of Yitzchak Mayer's amazing "Silent Letter" is about to come out with Mosaic Press. Learn more about the author's incredible life story on his brand new website.
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