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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]
Will Our Cat Ever Love Us? (children-picture bk), Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 2017 [Matai Kvar He-Chatul Shelanu Yohav Otanu?]

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
"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!
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, and Gadi Goldberg,
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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