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Avram Kantor

Avram Kantor was born in 1950 in Haifa and grew up on Kibbutz Mizra, of which he is still a member. He studied Hebrew and general literature at Haifa University, then German at the University of Konstanz, Germany, where he also completed advanced studies in publishing. After a number of years as editor of the fiction department of Sifriat Poalim Publishers, he became its editor-in-chief and CEO. Since its merger with Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House, he has been deputy-CEO. He is also a translator from English and German to Hebrew.
Kantor has published novels, collections of stories and three books for children, one of which has been adapted and staged. Kantor was awarded the Ze'ev Prize in 1995.

Avram Kantor

Books Published in Hebrew

Dead End (stories), Sifriat Poalim, 1979 [Derech Le-Lo Motza]
Coffinnails (stories), Sifriat Poalim, 1988 [Masmerim Ba-Aron]
Dive (novel), Modan, 1988 [Kfitzat Rosh]
Covered Up (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1990 [Hester Panim]
False Alarm (novella), Sifriat Poalim/ Yedioth Ahronoth, 1995 [Azakat Shav]
The Curse of the Queer Stranger (children), Sifriat Poalim, 1995 [Kilelat Hazar Hamuzar]
The Two of Them (novel), Sifriat Poalim, 1998 [Shnei Shneihem]
Jay, Donkey and Crow (children), Sifriat Poalim,1998 [Orvani, Chamor Ve-Orev]
Leading Voice (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Siman Kriah, 2004 [Kol Rishon]
To the Lizards (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2006 [El Ha-Chardonim]
Double Vision [Deception Image] (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2010 [Taʹatuei Dimyon]
A Ride for Two (children-picture bk) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2013 [Shnayim Al Ofanayim]
Let There Be Light (novel) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2015 [Ve-Az Hivliach Or]
Best Buddies (children-picture bk), Sifriat Poalim, 2017 [Chaverot Tovot]

Books in Translation

German: Munich, Carl Hanser, 2008
German: Munich, Carl Hanser, 2012
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