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Shlomo Tanny

Shlomo Tanny (1919-2000) was born in Bielsko, Poland, to a traditional and Zionist family. He arrived with his family in pre-state Israel in 1929. After finishing his secondary education he traveled to France and the U.S. to train as a journalist. In 1942 he was part of a group of young writers who proclaimed the coming of a new literary generation in the country, and was one of the editors of their publication. In 1944 he joined the daily newspaper Haaretz. During the War of Independence he was a war correspondent. He was the editor of the army magazine and afterwards of a children's magazine. Tanny started publishing poetry in 1938 and also published children's books. He founded "Hebrew Book Week" in 1959. Tanny's accomplishments also include the translation of Heinrich Heine's poetry into Hebrew. He was awarded the Bialik Prize.

Books Published in Hebrew
Until the Day Came, Massada/Writers Association, 1967 [Ad She Higia Ha-Yom]
Selection, Ekked, 1970 [Mivhar]
Poems of Shlomo Tanny, Ekked, 1972 [Shirei Shlomo Tanny]
The Path of the Herald, Massada/ Writers Association, 1976 [Raglei Ha-Mevaser]
Out of the Disaster, Yachdav/Dvir, 1981 [Mi-Toch Ha-Hafichah] Telegram, Carta, 1988 [Mivrak]
Tomorrow, an Eternity Away, Reshafim, 1995 [Mahar Be-Od Netzah]

The Story of the Laughing House, Sifriat Poalim, 1961 [Agadat ha-Bayit Ha-Tzohek]
Higher, Higher, Bronfman/Twersky, 1979 [Gavoa Gavoa]
Two Naughty Geese, Ofer, 1970-76 [Shnei Avazim Shovavim] Wonderman, Sifriat Poalim, 1972 [Pele Ish]
Poem-Games, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1978 [Mishakei Shir]
Little Mother, Am Oved, 1979 [Ima Ketana]
Who Wants a Story?, Yavne, 1987 [Mi Rotze Sipur]
Grownups Were Also Once Children, Yedioth Ahronoth, 1987 [Gam Gedolim Hayu Ketanim]
The Lifeguard, Reshafim, 1990 [Ha-Matzil]
Adventure in the Sky (children), Dani Sfarim, 2015 [Harpatka Ba-Mromim]
The Clock (children-picture bk), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2016 [Ha-Sha'on]

Shlomo Tanny

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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