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Nizan Weisman

Nizan Weisman was born in Haifa in 1956, and lives there with his family. He first studied philosophy and history of theater at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and later graduated in economy and financial accounting. For the last 30 years he has worked as a lecturer and business consultant for Israeli and global companies. Weisman's short stories have been published in a number of literary periodicals in Israel. Rosemary Woods, his first collection of stories, won the Haifa Foundation Award (2006) and was a finalist for the prestigious Haaretz Competition for Debut Fiction (2007). Israeli Breakfast is his second collection of stories.

Books Published in Hebrew

A Tale of a Well and a Huge Stone (children), Astrolog, 2005 [Ma'aseh Bi-Ve'er Ve-Even Anakit]
Rosemary Woods (stories), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2006 [Al Gvul Ya'arot Ha-Rozmarin]
Israeli Breakfast (stories) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2015 [Aruchat Boker Israelit]

Books in Translation

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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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Congratulations to Zeruya Shalev and Shifra Horn for receiving the 2017 Adei Wizo Prize.

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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is longlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award! The books on the longlist are selected by 400 libraries worldwide. Titles are nominated on the basis of ‘high literary merit’ as determined by the nominating library.
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The second edition of the Letters of Israel festival will take place in Paris from September 8 to 18, 2017
After the success of its first edition, the Lettres d'Israël festival is gaining momentum, with an enriched program: meetings, conversations, readings , Theater, major authors and discoveries. Zeruya Shalev, Orly Castel-bloom, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, Iris Argaman, and many more will participate. Click here for the full program:
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Call for application: Artists in Residence Programme in Austria. Please note the deadline: September 18th, 2017.
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies to visual artists / art photographers / composers / video and media artists / writers / literary translators and arts and cultural educators in Vienna and Salzburg for the year 2018. For more details:
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Yizhak Mayer: "Meet the Author" Event
Ambassador Yizhak Mayer, author of the moving book “Silent Letter” will hold a “meet the author” event in Netanya. For further info about the event: http://www.netanyaaaci.org.il/WebPages/BoxOfficePages/lectures2.htm And for more details about the title click here: http://www.ithl.org.il/page_15644
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ITHL director on Grossman's win
"Grossman winning is not only his own achievement, but the achievement of the Hebrew literature as a whole", - Nilli Cohen on the first Hebrew author to receive Man Booker International Prize. Click here for the full article in Hebrew.
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Yitzchak Mayer's personal website goes live
English edition of Yitzchak Mayer's amazing "Silent Letter" is about to come out with Mosaic Press. Learn more about the author's incredible life story on his brand new website.
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