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Oded Peled

Oded Peled was born in Haifa in 1950 and now lives in Kibbutz Kfar HaNassi. He studied English literature and political science at Haifa University and works as translator and editor. Peled writes poetry and prose and translates American literature, including a collection of modern American poetry. He was awarded the Chomsky Prize for Poetry (1986), the Prime Minister's Prize for Translation (1990), the Prime Minister's Prize for Literature twice (1997; 2007) and  the Arik Einstein Prize (2015).   

Books Published in Hebrew
Birthday, Prosa, 1978 [Yom Huledet]
Letters to Bergen-Belsen, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1978 [Michtavim Le-Bergen-Belsen] 
Kaddish and Other Poems, Eked, 1981 [Kadish Ve-Shirim Acherim]
15 Crazy Rain Sonnets, Eked, 1983 [15 Sonetot Geshem Metorafot]
Foliage, Ekked, 1986 [Alva]
Canaanite Night, Schocken, 1987 [Layla Kna'ani]
Bread and Longing, Eked, 1990 [Lechem Ve-Ga'agu'im]
Gray Kite, Seam of Light, Eked, 1991 [Afifon Afor, Tefer Ha-Or]
Windows, Balcony, Backyard, Ophir, 1993 [Chalonot Mirpeset, Chatzer Achorit]
Letters to Bergen Belsen; Breath, Tag, 1995 [Michtavim Le-Bergen Belsen: Machzor Shirim; Neshima: Machzor Shirim]
Welcome Upon Your Return Lovely Country, Gvanim, Tag, 1999 [Shalom Rav Suvech Eretz Nechmedet]
Opening: New and Selected Poems 1973-2005, Keshev, 2006 [Petach Davar: Mivchar Shirim 1973-2005]
Wind-Chimes, Flutes of Light: Poems and Translated Poems, Keshev, 2010 [Pa'amonei Ruach, Chalilei Or: Shirim Ve-Targumei Shira]
As You Walk in the Field, Keshev, 2015 [Be-Lechtecha Ba-Sadeh: Shirim 2010-2015]

Aztec Motorcyclist Now, Elishar, 1984; Yaron Golan, 1990 [Achshav Ofanoan Azteki: Mitos Prati 1977]

Oded Peled

Books Published in Hebrew

Books in Translation

"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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