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Galia Oz

Galia Oz was born in 1964 at Kibbutz Hulda. She holds a BA in cinema and TV studies from Tel Aviv University. Oz works as a film director and screenwriter, and has made documentaries for various TV channels. She has also written literary reviews for the Hebrew press and held screenwriting workshops. Oz has published a number of books for children.
Galia Oz

Books Published in Hebrew

Some Things Don't Work for Yoeli (children), Sifriat Maariv/ Shva, 2001 [Yoeli Ha-Kol Hitkalkel Li]
Yoeli Thunders and Lighning (children), Sifriat Maariv/ Shva, 2002 [Yoeli Brakim U-Re'amim]
A Brand New Way to Improve the Day (children), [Sheva Drachim La'asot Horim Smechim]
Shakshuka Disappears (children), Keter, 2006 [Shakshuka Ne'elemet]
Shakshuka Strikes Again (children), Keter, 2008 [Shakshuka Shtayim]
Shakshuka and the Awfully Dreadful Cat (children), Keter, 2011 [Shakshuka Meʹametzet Chatul Ayom Ve-Nora]
Shakshuka and the War Between Good and Evil (children), Keter, 2012 [Shakshuka Ve-Ha-Milchama Ha-Olamit Bein Ha-Tovim La-Ra'im]
Shakshuka and the Great Lemon Robbery (children), Keter, 2014 [Shakshuka Ve-Shod Ha-Limonim Ha-Gadol]
Me, Mikey (children), Zmora-Bitan, 2016 [Ani Mikey]

Books in Translation

Shakshuka Disappears
Spanish: Madrid, Siruela, 2010
Portuguese (Brazil): San Paolo, Companhia das Letras, 2011; 2016
French: Paris, Bayard, 2014
English: New York, Crown, 2017

Shakshuka Strikes Again
Spanish: Madrid, Siruela, 2013
French: Paris, Bayard, 2015

Shakshuka and the Awfully Dreadful Cat
French: Montrouge, Bayard Jeunesse, 2015
Congratulations to Zeruya Shalev and Shifra Horn for receiving the 2017 Adei Wizo Prize.

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award! The books on the longlist are selected by 400 libraries worldwide. Titles are nominated on the basis of ‘high literary merit’ as determined by the nominating library.
The second edition of the Letters of Israel festival will take place in Paris from September 8 to 18, 2017
After the success of its first edition, the Lettres d'Israël festival is gaining momentum, with an enriched program: meetings, conversations, readings , Theater, major authors and discoveries. Zeruya Shalev, Orly Castel-bloom, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Iris Argaman, and many more will participate. Click here for the full program:
Call for application: Artists in Residence Programme in Austria. Please note the deadline: September 18th, 2017.
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies to visual artists / art photographers / composers / video and media artists / writers / literary translators and arts and cultural educators in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2018. For more details:
Yizhak Mayer: "Meet the Author" Event
Ambassador Yizhak Mayer, author of the moving book “Silent Letter” will hold a “meet the author” event in Netanya. For further info about the event: And for more details about the title click here:
ITHL director on Grossman's win
"Grossman winning is not only his own achievement, but the achievement of the Hebrew literature as a whole", - Nilli Cohen on the first Hebrew author to receive Man Booker International Prize. Click here for the full article in Hebrew.
Chana Bloch dies at 77
Chana Bloch, a revered poet and translator from Hebrew and Yiddish, has sadly passed away earlier this month. Among her many remarkable achievements is the wonderful translation of a collection of poems by Dahlia Ravikovitch​ (W. W. Norton & Company). Chana will be greatly missed.
Yitzchak Mayer's personal website goes live
English edition of Yitzchak Mayer's amazing "Silent Letter" is about to come out with Mosaic Press. Learn more about the author's incredible life story on his brand new website.
Dayan on feminism and writing
Following the release of "Transitions" in English, Yael Dayan talks to Lilith Magazine about her past aspirations and present pursuits. Click here to read the full interview.
Gundar-Goshen's Op-Ed for Time
To mark the US publication of "Waking Lions" Ayelet Gundar-Goshen talks about the refugee crisis, internal walls and people behind them in the op-ed for Time. Click here to read the article.
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