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Tamar Bergman

Tamar Bergman (1939-2016) was born in Tel Aviv. As a child, she lived on a kibbutz, and later moved to Jerusalem with her family. After completing her BA in English and French at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, she was awarded a scholarship to the Sorbonne in Paris, where she studied modern French literature. She wrote numerous radio scripts for children, as well as books for young readers and one biographical novel. Along the Tracks was named a "Notable Children's Trade Book" by the US Children's Book Council and was included in the 1991 Bulletin Blue Ribbon list. Bergman won several awards, including the Ze’ev Prize twice (1989, 2000).
Tamar Bergman

Books Published in Hebrew

As a Polished Mirror (biographical novel), Am Oved, 1996 [Ke-Marʹa Letusha]
Danny Goes to the Dentist (children-picture bk), Israel Economist, 1974 [Danny Holech Le-Mirpaʹat-Ha-Shinayim]
The Journey to the Rose Garden (children), Massada, 1976 [Ha-Masa Le-Gan Ha-Shoshanim]
About Nothing in Nowhere (children), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1976 [Al Shumklum Ve-Al Shumakom]
Who Wants to Bet? (children), Health Ministry, 1977 [Mi Rotze Lehitarev?]
On Saturday Morning (children-picture bk), Keter, 1979 [Be-Shabat Ba-Boker]
Laughing Teeth (children-picture bk), Keter, 1980 [Shinayim Tzochakot]
The Magic Dress (children-picture bk), Keter, 1981 [Simlat Ha-Ksamim]
Everyone Was Once a Child (children-picture bk) , Sifriat Poalim, 1983 [Kol Echad Haya Paʹam Yeled]
The Boy from Over There (youth) , Am Oved, 1983 [Ha-Yeled Mi-"Shama"]
Looking for Osnat, Keter (children-picture bk), 1985 [Mechapsim Et Osnat]
Mom and Dadʹs Chick (children-picture bk), Keter, 1987 [Gozal Shel Aba Ve-Ima]
Along the Tracks (youth) , Schocken, 1987 [Le-Orech Ha-Mesila]
The Captain has Returned (youth), Am Oved, Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, 1990 [Rav Chovel Shav Elayich: Sipuro Shel Katriel Yaffe]
A Conch of Secrets (youth) , Sifriat Poalim, 1996 [Konchiyat Ha-Sodot]
Where Is? (children-picture bk), Sifriat Poalim, 1998 [Eifo]
Sunbirds at my Window (children) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1999 [Ina Afa Im Ha-Tziporim]
Mook (children-picture bk) , Sifriat Poalim, 2003 [Mook]

Books in Translation

Korean: Seoul, Joongang M&B, 2003
English: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1988; 1992
German: Frankfurt, Alibaba, 1991; pback: Reinbeck, Rowohlt, 1994
Japanese: Tokyo, Michitani, 1998
Italian: Milan, Bompiani, 2002
Serbian: Belgrade, Book & Marco, 2008
Chinese: Nanjing, Jiangsu Children's Pub., 2016
English: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1991
German: Frankfurt, Alibaba, 1992; pback: Frankfurt, S. Fischer, 1997
Japanese: Tokyo, Michitani, 1998
Japanese: Tokyo, Fuzambo, 2003; 2004  

Where Is? (children)
English: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 2002
"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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