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David Tarbay

David Tarbay was born in Budapest in 1977 to a literary family and immigrated to Israel with his mother in 1992. Tarbay received a musical education; he also has a BA in screenwriting from Tel Aviv University's department of film and television. Today, he writes in both Hungarian and Hebrew and translates in both languages, most notably authors Tibor Dery and Peter Nedas into Hebrew. He has composed and produced jazz as well as classical music, and has written literary and music reviews. Tarbay has published fiction and a short screenplay. He received the President's Prize for Young Writers for Stalker (2005) and the Prime Minister's Prize (2016). 

David Tarbay

Books Published in Hebrew

Adonis (novel), Gvanim, 2001 [Adonis]
Stalker (novel) , Am Oved, 2004 [Stalker]
The Emperorsʹ Dream (novel), Keter, 2010 [Ha-Keisarim Holmim]
The Outsiders (novel), Keter, 2014 [Ha-Ma'avarim Ha-Meusharim]

Books in Translation

Hungarian: Budapest, Kortars Kiado, 2004

Hungarian: Budapest, Kortars Kiado, 2001

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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