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Ayelet Shamir

Ayelet Shamir was born in Israel in 1964 and grew up in various parts of the country as well as in Africa. She received her Ph.D in Hebrew literature from the University of Haifa, where she also taught. At present, she is head of the Department of Literature and Creative Arts at Oranim College. Shamir has published fiction and non-fiction. She was awarded the Wiener Prize for a debut novel (2007), the Prime Minister's Prize (2009) and the Ramat Gan Prize for The Bed You Make (2014).
Ayelet Shamir

Books Published in Hebrew

Gnessin 3 (stories), Achshav, 1999 [Gnessin 3]
In Time of War [with Nissim Calderon] (essays & novella), Kinneret, 2002 [Bi-Zman Milchama]
Piano in Winter (novel) , Am Oved, 2007 [Psanter Ba-Choref]
The Bed You Make (novel) , Am Oved, 2013 [Ha-Mita She-Ata Matziʹa Be-Atzmecha]
The Local Stranger: Embodiments of Hybridity Within Modern Hebrew Literature (non-fiction), Resling, 2016 [Ha-Zar Ha-Mekomi: Gilumei Kila'im Ba-Proza Ha-Israelit Ha-Chadasha]
Burden of Proof (novel) , Am Oved, 2018 [Netel Ha-Hochacha]

Books in Translation

French: Paris, Christian Bourgois, 2010
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