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Rami Saari

Rami Saari, poet, translator and linguist, was born in Petah Tikva in 1963. He studied Semitic and Finno-Uralic Linguistics at the Universities of Helsinki, Budapest and Jerusalem and received his PhD in Linguistics in 2003. Saari has written several books of poetry and has translated over 60 books from Albanian, Estonian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Portuguese, Spanish and Catalan. From 2002 to 2006, he was the national editor of the Israeli pages of the poetry website, poetryinternational.org. He has also been editor of the Scandinavian literature series Tzafon (North) for Hakibbutz Hameuchad publishing House. Saari has been awarded the Prime Minister's Prize for Literature twice (1996; 2003), the Olschwung Founation’s Award (1998), the Tchernikhovsky Prize for his translations (2006), the Israeli Ministry of Culture and Science Award (2007), the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture Award for his translations from Finnish to Hebrew (2010) and the Asraf Prize from The Academy of the Hebrew Language (2010).  




 

          
Books Published in Hebrew
POETRY
Behold, I`ve Found My Home, Alef, 1988 [Hine, Matzati Et Beyti]
Men at the Crossroad, Sifriat Poalim, 1991 [Gevarim Be-Tsomet]     
The Path of Bold Pain, Schocken, 1997 [Maslul Ha-Ke`ev Ha-Noaz]
The Book of Life, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2001 [Ha-Sefer Ha-Chai]
So Much, So Much War, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2002 [Kama, Kama Milchama]
The Fifth Shogun, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2005 [Ha-shogun ha-chamishi]            
Rings of the Years, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2008 [Tabaot Ha-Shanim]
Introduction to Sexual Linguistics, Carmel, 2013 [Mavo Le-Valshanut Minit]

PROSE
The Maltese Prepositions (academic), Carmel, 2003 [Milot Ha-Yachas Ha-Malteziyyot]


Books in Translation
Under the Feet of the Rain
Greek: Athens, Oxy Publishers, 2006















           
Rami Saari

Books Published in Hebrew

Books in Translation

NEWS
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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Congratulations to Zeruya Shalev and Shifra Horn for receiving the 2017 Adei Wizo Prize.

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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.
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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:
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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:
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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: http://www.netanyaaaci.org.il/WebPages/BoxOfficePages/lectures2.htm And for more details about the title click here: http://www.ithl.org.il/page_15644
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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.
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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.
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