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Anadad Eldan

Anadad Eldan was born in Poland in 1924, and immigrated to pre-state Israel with his family in 1930. He joined the elite Palmah unit and fought in Israel's 1948 War of Independance. Today he is a member of Kibbutz Be'eri in the Negev. Eldan graduated from the Hebrew University with a degree in Hebrew Literature, Bible and English Literature. He has published many collections of poetry and was awarded the Prime Minister's Prize in 2001.

Books Published in Hebrew
The Flowing Darkness and the Fruit, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1959 [Choshech Zorem U-Fri]
Not Easy Joys, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1964 [Lo Bi-Smachot Kalot]
Not by Stone Alone, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1967 [Lo Al Ha-Even Levada]
Alone in the Mighty Current, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1971 [Levado Ba-Zerem Ha-Kaved]
Interior Light, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1974 [Or Ha-Pnim]
Selected Poems, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1978 [Ki-Tzlol Kolot Chalukim]
Her Voice Is Full of Perception, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1981 [Kola Maleh Histaklut]
Now with Him, Sifriat Poalim, 1983 [Ata Ito]
A Stream Uncertain Like a Stranger, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1987 [Zorem Zahir Ke-Zar]
A Thin Thorny Silence, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1991 [Dmama Daka Ve-Dokeret]
Whispering Her Weakness, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1994 [Locheshet Chulshata]
Hesitating Autumn, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1998 [Stav Mehases Sodi]
His Father Was Arriving Glummering, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2001 [Hivhev U-Va Aviv]
Selected Poems 1955-2005, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2006 [Shanim Sham'u Shira: Mivchar Shirim 1955-2005]
Poems 2000-2009, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2010 [Be-Oro Zorem Ha-Pri Be-Ori: Shirim 2000-2009]
Tied with Plenty Roots, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2014 [Kashur Be-Shefa Shorashim: Simfonya Piyutit Bi-Shlosha Chalakim]
Six at Dawn: Poems for Liraz, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2016 [Shesh Sh'at Shachar: Shirim Le-Liraz]

Anadad Eldan

Books Published in Hebrew

Books in Translation

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

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.
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:
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:
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: And for more details about the title click here:
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.
Chana Bloch dies at 77
Chana Bloch, a revered poet and translator from Hebrew and Yiddish, has sadly passed away earlier this month. Among her many remarkable achievements is the wonderful translation of a collection of poems by Dahlia Ravikovitch​ (W. W. Norton & Company). Chana will be greatly missed.
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.
Dayan on feminism and writing
Following the release of "Transitions" in English, Yael Dayan talks to Lilith Magazine about her past aspirations and present pursuits. Click here to read the full interview.
Gundar-Goshen's Op-Ed for Time
To mark the US publication of "Waking Lions" Ayelet Gundar-Goshen talks about the refugee crisis, internal walls and people behind them in the op-ed for Time. Click here to read the article.
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