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Israel (Anton) Pincas

Israel (Anton) Pincas was born in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1935, and immigrated to Israel as a child. He divided his time between Tel Aviv and Paris and currently lives in Tel Aviv. Pincas has worked as a night editor for United Press, as a translator, and as editor at Am Oved, Sifriat Poalim and Even Hoshen Publishers. He has also managed two art galleries and continues to work with contemporary art. Pincas began publishing poetry in 1951. He has received several literary awards, including the Prime Minister's Prize twice (1976; 2011), the Bernstein Prize (1981) and the prestigious Israel Prize for Literature (2005). 

Israel (Anton) Pincas

Books Published in Hebrew

Fourteen Poems (poetry), Achshav, 1961 [Arba'a Asar Shirim]
Supper at Ferrara and Other Poems (poetry), Yadid Lamechaber, 1965 [Aruchat Erev Be-Ferrara: Ve-Shirim Acherim]
To the Equator (poetry), University Publishing Projects, Siman Kriah, 1975 [El Kav Hamashveh]
Within the House (poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, Siman Kriah, 1978 [Be-Toch Ha-Bayit]
Discourse on Time (poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1991 [Hartza'a Al Ha-Zman: 1979-1989]
Genealogy (poetry), Even Hoshen, 1957 [Genealogya: Shrim U-Foemot]
Mare Nostrum: Collected Poems 1956-1998 (poetry), Even Hoshen, 1999 [Ba-Yam Ha-Atik Shelanu]
Antennae and Sensors (fragments) , Even Hoshen, 2008 [Antenot Ve-Chayshanim: Tish'im Ve-Tish'a Fragmentim]
Do You Still See Me? Twenty Four New Poems (poetry) , Even Hoshen, 2015 [Ha-Im At Adayin Ro'a Oti: Esrim Ve-Arba'a Shirim]

Books in Translation

Discourse on Time 
French: Bordeaux, L'Escampette, 1997
German: Munich, Stiftung Lyrik-Kabinett, 2012
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Call for application: Artists in Residence Programme in Austria. Please note the deadline: September 18th, 2017.
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