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Maya Savir

Maya Savir was born in Tel Aviv in 1973 and grew up in Jerusalem, Ottawa and New York. She has a BA in philosophy and psychology from Tel Aviv University and has worked in human resources. Savir has published adult fiction, non-fiction and children's books and has received the Publishers Association's Gold Book Prize for In a Word Gone Wrong (2015). She lives in Tel Aviv.


Books Published in Hebrew            
The Tyranny of Gentleness (novel), Am Oved, 2006            
My Mother thinks I'm Food (children), Am Oved, 2007
Ilan and the Missing Thought (children), Am Oved, 2009 [Ilan Ve Ha-Davar She-Ne'elam]
Sometimes One Moment Is Enough (youth), Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 2013 [Lif'amim Rega Echad Maspik]
In a Word Gone Wrong (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2014 [Be-Olam Lo Metukan]
Mighty (children-picture bk), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2015 [Gibor]

On Reconciliation (non-fiction), Afik, 2017 [Al Ha-Piyus] 

Maya Savir

Books Published in Hebrew

Books in Translation

Our new Spring 2019 catalogue of new books is up.
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"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!
MHL - New webzine starting soon!