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Shifra Horn

Born in Jerusalem, Shifra Horn has a BA in biblical studies, archeology and communications. She has worked as spokesperson for the Ministry of Absorption; also as a journalist, lecturer and TV host. Later she has managed her own independent public relations firm. Horn has published five bestselling novels, a collection of short stories, two non-fiction books and four books for children. In 2002, Horn was nominated Literary Woman of the Year by the financial daily, Globes. She has also been awarded the WIZO Prize (1997), the Bat Yam Prize for Literature (1997), the Book Publishers Association's Gold and Platinum Book Prizes for her five novels, the Prime Minister's Prize (2005), the ADAI-WIZO Prize (Italy, 2006), the Brenner Prize (2006) and the French WIZO Prize for Ode to Joy (2008). For her novel Scorpion Dance [Promenade à Deux] she received the Culture Minister's Zionism Prize (2014) and the ADEI-WIZO Prize (Italy, 2017). 



Shifra Horn

Books in Translation

English: New York, St. Martin`s Press, 1999; pback: 2000; London, Piatkus, 1999; CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Italian: Rome, Fazi, 2000; 2002
German: Munich, btb, 2000
Dutch: Amsterdam, Archipel/Arbeiderspers, 2000; pback: 2002; Amsterdam, Muntinga, 2006
French: Paris, Fayard, 2001
Turkish: Istanbul, Apollon, 2010

Azeri: Baku, Alatoran, 2015

German: Munich, Bertelsmann, 2001
English: New York, St. Martin`s Press, 2001; London, Piatkus, 2001; 2002
Dutch: Amsterdam, Archipel/Arbeiderspers, 2001
Italian: Rome, Fazi, 2001; pback: 2003
Turkish: Istanbul, Apollon, 2010
Italian: Rome, Fazi, 2007
English: London, Piatkus, 2003
Dutch: Amsterdam, Archipel/Arbeiderspers, 2003; Amsterdam, XL, 2004
Italian: Rome, Fazi, 2004
French: Paris, Fayard, 2004
Turkish: Istambul, Dogan, forthcoming
English: London, Piatkus, 2005
Italian: Rome, Fazi, 2005; 2008
Dutch: Amsterdam, Archipel/Arbeiderspers, 2006; Amsterdam, XL, 2007
French: Paris, Fayard, 2007

Shalom Japan
English: New York, Kensington Books, 1996
Italian: Rome, Fazi, 2016 
German: Zurich, Kiriat Yearim, 2016
French: 
Zurich, Kiriat Yearim, 2016

Spanish: Barcelona, Obelisco, forthcoming

NEWS

Professional program of literary translation 2018 September 3rd - November 11th - CITL of Arles (France) November 22 - 27 - Tel Aviv (Israel) Deadline for filing applications with the CITL: Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Details in the link below
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Call for applications English speakers: Stay culture in Paris (deadline: June 12th, 2018)
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Congratulations to Sami Berdugo and Shoham Smith, recipients of the 2018 Bialik Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Israel!

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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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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, birkenhauer@013.net and Gadi Goldberg, gadi.goldberg@gmail.com
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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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