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Sarai Shavit

Sarai Shavit was born in Hod HaSharon, Israel, in 1982 and currently lives in Tel Aviv. She graduated from Tel Aviv University in creative writing, cinema and Hebrew language editing studies. Shavit was editor of the literature department at Ynet, the online outlet for Israel's leading daily Yedioth Ahronoth, and at present she is editor of the foreign fiction department at Matar Publishing House. She also leads creative writing workshops at Tel Aviv Museum of Art and at Eshkol Nevo's and Orit Gidali's writing "Home Workshops", and participates in a literary talk show on Channel 1 TV. After Bruria Productions, Shavit's first work of fiction, which she published at the age of 26, she has published a novel and a book of poetry. Shavit won first prize in the Tel Aviv "Poetry on the Road" project in 2007.

Sarai Shavit

Books Published in Hebrew

Bruria Productions (novellas) , Zmora-Bitan, 2009 [Bruria Hafakot]
India Express (novel), Achuzat Bayit, 2012 [Ha-Kol Zariz]
What Else Is There (poetry), Achuzat Bayit, 2014 [U-Ma Yesh Od]

Books in Translation

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)".
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!
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