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Hanoch Piven

Hanoch Piven was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1963, and came to Israel at the age of eleven. An artist, editorial caricaturist and illustrator of children's books, Piven studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Over the last 20 years, his colorful and witty illustrations have appeared on both sides of the Atlantic – in Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, the London Times and the Swiss Die WeltWoche, to name but a few. In Israel, Piven has gained great visibility due to his long collaboration with the daily Haaretz and the animated TV series he has developed. Piven has received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators of New York (1994), the Society of Publication Designers' Silver Medal, and the Parents Choice Gold Award for "Faces iMake" (an Ipad App). His book What Presidents Are Made Of was elected one of the 10 Best Children’s Books of 2004 by Time Magazine. Piven lives in Jaffa and Barcelona.

See also Hanoch Piven's website:
Hanoch Piven - Self portrait

Books Published in Hebrew

Piven: Works 1990-1999 [with Haim Beʹer & Tal Niv], Am Oved, 1999 [Piven: Avodot 1990-1999]
Purple Feather (children-picture bk) , Am Oved, 2000 [Notza Sgula]
Piven in America [Hebrew & English], Am Oved, 2002 [Piven Be-Amerika]
Puff and Paff [with Narda Ben Yaakov] (children-picture bk), Am Oved, 2004 [Puff U-Paff]
What Athletes Are Made Of [with Sarah L. Thompson], Am Oved, Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 2006 [Alufim!]
My Dog Is as Smelly as Dirty Socks: And Other Funny Family Portraits (children-picture bk), Am Oved, 2007 [Ha-Kelev Sheli Meriach Kmo Gerev Masriach: U-Shʹar Bney Mishpachti Ha-Meshunim]
Creating with Piven: A Workshop Book, Am Oved, 2011 [Yotzrim Im Piven: Sefer Sadna]
Glove Story (children-picture bk) , Am Oved, 2017 [Kfafa Achat Vruda]

Books in Translation

English: (adapted by Rachel Tzvia Back), Boston, MA, Little, Brown, 2002
Spanish: Mexico, Leetra, 2015
Korean: Seoul, Neungyule Education Inc., 2016
Faces by Hanoch Piven: 78 Portraits from Madonna to the Pope 
English: (Intro: Steve Brodner), San Francisco, Pomegranate, 2002

What Presidents Are Made Of
English: New York, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2004

The Scary Show of Mo and Jo
English: Philadelphia, Running Press, 2005

What Athletes Are Made Of 
English: (text by Sarah L. Thomson), New York, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006

My Dog Is as Smelly as Dirty Socks, and Other Funny Family Portraits 
English: New York, Schwartz & Wade, 2007

What Cats Are Made Of
English: New York, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009

My Best Friend Is as Sharp as a Pencil, and Other Funny Classroom Portraits
English: New York, Schwartz & Wade, 2010

Lets Make Faces 
English: New York, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013

Creating with Piven: A Workshop Book
Spanish: Barcelona, P.A.U. Education, 2012
"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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