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Einat Yakir

Einat Yakir was born in Haifa in 1977. She holds a BA in Hebrew literature and theory from Tel Aviv University. Yakir lectures at the fine arts college Camera Obscura, is an editor at Mapa Publishers, and holds creative writing workshops. She also writes literary and theater reviews for the Hebrew press, and is a translator from Russian to Hebrew. Yakir has published two novels as well as a number of short stories and a play. She has received the Haaretz Short Story Prize (2000), the People of the Year Award (Channel 2 TV, 2002) and the Prime Minister's Prize (2008).


Einat Yakir

Books Published in Hebrew

A Matter of Negotiation (novella & stories), Keter, 2002 [Iskei Tivuch]
Artisans’ Center Street (novel) , Keter, 2007 [Merkaz Baʹalei Melacha]
Sand (novel), Keter, 2012 [Yemey Hol]
The Partition (play), Resling, 2015 [Ha-Mechitza]
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CHILDREN
Poems with Pleasure (children), Alef, 1986 [Shirim Be-Kef]
Itʹs Annoying! (children), Alef, 1987 [Uf, Ze Meʹatzben!]
Mr. Bargolʹs Circus (children), Einat Yakir, 1991 [Ha-Kirkas Shel Mar Bargol]
That Makes Two of Us (children-picture bk), Keter, 2009 [Kamoni - Kamocha]
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PERFORMED PLAYS
The Divide (The Partition) [2015, Khan]

Books in Translation

NEWS
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)".
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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.
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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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