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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen was born in Israel in 1982. After completing an MA in psychology at Tel Aviv University,  she studied film and screenwriting at the Sam Spiegel Film School in Jerusalem. Gundar-Goshen has written a number of screenplays, and has produced short films which were screened at film festivals in Israel and abroad. She has also written and co-written a number of TV series, and her second novel, Waking Lions, is being adapted for a TV series in the US. 
Gundar-Goshen has been awarded 2nd prize at the IEMed European Short Story Competition (Barcelona, 2010), the Gottlieb Screenplay Prize (2010), the Berlin Today Award for the screenplay of the short film Batman at the Checkpoint (Berlin, 2012), the Sapir Prize for Debut Fiction (2012) and the ADEI-WIZO Prize (Italy, 2016) for One Night, Markovitch. For her second novel, Waking Lions, she received the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize (UK, 2017) and the French WIZO Prize (2017). Waking Lions is included in New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2017.




Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Books in Translation

German: Zurich, Kein & Aber, 2013; pback: 2015 
English: London, Pushkin Press, 2015; new pback ed.: 2015; Toronto, Anansi, 2015
Italian: Florence, Giuntina, 2015
Dutch: Amsterdam, Meridiaan, 2015; Atlas, 2017
French: Paris, Presses de la Cité, 2016; pback: Paris, 10/18, 2017; Book Club: Arras, France Loisirs, 2017
Spanish: Buenos Aires, Libros del Zorzal, 2016

Romanian: Bucharest, Nemira, 2016

Russian: Moscow, Sindbad, forthcoming
Portuguese: Lisbon, Gradiva, 2017
Portuguese (Brasil): Sau Paolo, Todavia,2018

Turkish: Istanbul, Cumartesi,2018

Slovak: Bratislava, Artforum, forthcoming 

Czech: Prague, Garamond, forthcoming
English: London, Pushkin Press, 2016; pback: 2016; New York, Little, Brown, 2017; pback: 2018; Audio: Ohio, Findaway World, 2017
German: Zurich, Kein & Aber, 2015; Frankfurt/ Zürich/ Vienna, Book Club Gutenberg, 2015; pback: Zurich, Kein & Aber, 2016 
Italian: Florence, Giuntina, 2017
Turkish: Istanbul, Koton, 2016
French: Paris, Presses de la Cité, 2017, A vue d'oeil, 2017; Book Club, France Loisirs, 2017 ; 10/18, 2018 
Dutch: Amsterdam, Atlas, 2018
Romanian: Bucharest, Nemira, 2018
Russian: Moscow, Sindbad, forthcoming
Slovak: Bratislava, Artforum, 2017
Spanish: Buenos Aires, Libros del Zorzal, forthcoming

Polish: Kraków, Jagiellonian University Press, forthcoming

 

English: London, Pushkin, forthcoming; New York, Little, Brown, forthcoming

German: Zurich,Kein & Aber, 2017, pocket, 2018 

Italian: Florence, Giuntina, forthcoming

Dutch: Amsterdam, Atlas, forthcoming

French: Paris, Presses de la Cité, forthcoming

Korean: Seoul, Open Books, forthcoming

Russian: Moscow, Sindbad, forthcoming 

Slovak: Bratislava, Artforum, forthcoming 

Turkish: Istanbul, Cumartesi, forthcoming 

NEWS
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.
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Call for applications English speakers: Stay culture in Paris (deadline: June 12th, 2018)
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Congratulations to Sami Berdugo and Shoham Smith, recipients of the 2018 Bialik Prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes in Israel!

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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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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, birkenhauer@013.net and Gadi Goldberg, gadi.goldberg@gmail.com
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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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