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Yotam Reuveny

Yotam Reuveny was born in 1949 in Iasi, Romania, and immigrated to Israel in 1964. After completing his military service he joined a kibbutz and currently resides in Tel Aviv. In 1972 he began working on the editorial staff of the newspaper, Haaretz, and later for Yedioth Ahronoth. His first book was published in 1978, and in 2000 he founded Nymrod, an independent publishing house, through which he has published many of his books. A novelist, short story writer and a poet, Reuveny also translates English, French and Romanian literature to Hebrew. He participated in the International Writing Program at Iowa University. Reuveny was awarded the Prime Minister's Prize in 1985 and the Landau Prize for Poetry in 2015. His last novel, The Autobiography of Jean Riven, was shortlisted for the Sapir Prize (2015).    

Books Published in Hebrew
Dream Time (stories), Achshav, 1978; Nymrod, 2002 [Be'ad Ha-Hazaya]
Hangover (stories), Tirosh, 1979; Nymrod, 2003 [Hitpakchut]            
Report from Occurrence (poetry), Massada, 1979 [Divuach Mi-Toch Hitrachashut]
Mixed Tendency (stries), Am Oved, 1982 [Megama Me'orevet]            
Sadness Amassed in Dream (poetry), Schocken, 1982 [Etzev She-Ne'egar Ba-Chalom]
Words (novel), Yachdav, The Hebrew Writers Association, 1982 [Milim]
Deficiency / Hungarian Dance (novellas), Kadim, 1984 [Cheser / Machol Hungari]
Night Diary 1 (diary), Kadim, 1987; Nymrod, 2004 [Yoman Layla]
Night Diary 2 (diary), Modan, 1987 [Yoman Layla 2]
Night Diary 3 (diary), Nymrod, 1989 [Yoman Layla 3]
The Cuckoo's Square (novel), Sifriat Maariv, 1990 [Kikar Ha-Kukiya]
Days of Dagon (novel), Sifriat Maariv, 1992 [Yemei Dagon]
Poems: 1970-2002, Nymrod, 2002 [Shirim: 1970-2002]
Pinhas Sadeh: Two Interviews and Notes, Nymrod, 2002 [Dyokan 1: Pinhas Sadeh]
World History of Men's Love (non-fiction), Nymrod, 2002 [Historya Olamit Shel Ahavat Gvarim]
Abraham B. Yehoshua: Two Interviews and Notes, Nymrod, 2003 [Dyokan 2: Abraham B. Yehoshua]
Yuval (novel), Nymrod, 2003 [Yuval]
The Accursed Race (essays), Nymrod, 2003 [Ha-Geza Ha-Mekulal]
David Avidan: Interview and Notes [with Menahem ben], Nymrod, 2004 [Dyokan 3: David Avidan]
The First Books [2 vols.] (stories, novellas, novel), Nymrod, 2004 [Ha-Sfarim Ha-Rishonim]
The Interpretation of Deeds [7 vols.] (novels), Nymrod, 2005-2010 [Pesher Ha-Ma'asim]
Return [translated from Romanian] (novel), Nymrod, 2009 [Ha-Chazara]
Eugène Ionesco: a Meeting in Habimah (non-fiction), Nymrod, 2011 [Eugen Ionesco: Pgisha Be-Habima]
Pinhas Sadeh: Interviews and Notes, Nymrod, 2011 [Ha-Omanut Hi Ha-Geula: Al Matzavo Shel Pinhas Sadeh]. Ext. ed. of Pinhas Sadeh, above
The Ephemera Order (novel), Nymrod, 2011 [Misdar Ephemera]
The Hired Gun of the Jewish People (novel), Nymrod, 2012 [Ha-Rotze'ach Ha-Sachir Shel Ha-Am Ha-Yehudi]
Poems: 1970-2012, Keshev, 2013 [Shirim: 1970-2012]
The Autobiography of Jean Riven (autobiographical novel), Afik, 2015 [Ha-Otobiyografia Shel Jean Riven]
Swam (poetry), Keshev, 2016 [Nechil]

Ashdoders (novel), Afik, 2017 [Ashdodim]
Books in Translation            
Selected Stories
French: Paris, Intertextes, 1988; Paris, Blandin, 1991; Paris, Serpent a Plumes, 1998; 2001  

Romanian (Original): Bucharest, Institutul Cultural Român, 2007

Yotam Reuveny

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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