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Raya Harnik

Raya Harnik was born in Berlin in 1933 and came to pre-state Israel as a young child. She studied sociology and education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and edited documentary programs for Israel Radio for several years. She has pubished poetry, children`s books and non-fiction. Now retired, she works as a volunteer at the Spielberg Foundation. She was awarded the Ze`ev Prize for My Brother Giora (1994).
Raya Harnik

Books Published in Hebrew

Poems for Gonyi (poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1983 [Shirim Le-Gony]
A Cemetery in Jerusalem (poetry), Sifriat Poalim, 1987 [Mi-Shirei Har Herzl Yerushalayim]
Gony (children), Carmeli, 1990 [Gony]
The Acacia Bloomed (poetry), Yaron-Golan, 1992 [Ha-Shita Parhah]
The Sealed Room Log (children), Sifriat Poalim, 1992 [Yoman Ha-Heder Ha-Atum]
My Brother Giora (youth) , Am Oved, 1993 [Ahi, Ahi]
Everyone Sleeps Between Two and Four (children) , Sifriat Poalim/ Yedioth Ahronoth, 1993 [Ben Shtaim Le-Arba Tzarich Lihiyot Sheket]
The Summer of Aziz (children) , Sifriat Poalim, 1999 [Ha-Siah She-Hetzil Et Ha-Hofesh Ha-Gadol]]
One Year (non-fiction), Keter, 2004 [Shana Achat: Yoman Ishi]
Boots for Nadav (children), Sifriat Poalim / Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2005 [Magafaim Le-Nadav]
Line of No Credit: Selected Poems 1960-2010, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2011 [Heshbon Over Ve-Lo Shav: Mivchar Shirim 1960-2010]

Books in Translation

German: Weinheim, Beltz & Gelberg, 1996; pback: 1998
German: Weinheim, Beltz & Gelberg, 1999
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!
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