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Haya Esther (Godlevsky)

Haya Esther (Godlevsky) was born to an Orthodox family in Jerusalem in 1941. She received a BA in Jewish history and an MA in education from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and studied art at the Israel Museum. She has taught and written Bible study programs for secondary school. Haya Esther is a painter, poet and short-story writer. She has held many solo exhibitions around the country and has participated in group shows in Israel and abroad. Haya Esther has received the Kugel Prize (1988), the Tel Aviv Foundation Award (1989), the Writers Association Prize (1995), the Prime Minister's Prize (2003), the Amos Foundation Award (2005) and the Shoshana Ish-Shalom Prize (2008).

Haya Esther  (Godlevsky)

Books Published in Hebrew

Soft Stones (stories) , Eked, 1983, 1988 [Avanim Rakot]
Radiance (stories), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1987 [Ktonet Or]
A Bird of Shrines (essay), Carmel, 1989 [Tzipor Heichalot: Masa]
Ha-Shem Interlude - The First Notebook (stories), Carmel, 1994 [Akdamot Ha-Shem - Ha-Machberet Ha-Rishona]
Blue Ram, Tammuz - Writers Association, 1995 [Ayal Cachol: Poʹema]
The Wind and the Blood, Yaron Golan, 1996 [Ha-Ruach Ve-Ha-Dam]
For There is in Scent Entrance to Love, Mirchaf, 1998 [Ki Ha-Reʹach Yesh Lo Mavo Gadol Ba-Ahava]
My Flesh Speaks God, Carmel, 2001 [Eloha Medaber Besari]
The Abyss and the Making, Carmel, 2004 [Maʹaseh Tehom]
Serapha, Carmel, 2006 [Srefa]
The Scream of Beauty, Carmel, 2008 [Tzirchat Ha-Yofi: Poʹema]
Thohuʹs Apples, Carmel, 2012 [Tapuchei Tohu]
Dream Vision: Poems and Prose, Carmel, 2014 [Mar'eh Chalom: Shirim Ve-Kit'ei Proza]
Selected Works 1983-2014, 62 Pub., 2016 [Ha-Blender Ba-Moach Sheli Tanur: Mivchar 1983-2014]

Books in Translation

French: Paris, Caracteres, 2008

Selected Poems
French: Paris, Ed. Caracteres, 2002
French: Paris, Ed. Caracteres, 2011 (diff. selection)
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)".
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!
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