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Gil-ly Alon Curiel

Gil-ly Alon Curiel was born in Haifa in 1960. She graduated from the Department of Visual Communication at the WIZO Haifa Academy of Design and Education, where she now teaches illustration. She is also a teacher at the Max Stern Yezreel Valley College. An illustrator and author, she has published two picture books, in addition to illustrating over 70 books for children and youth by other authors. Two of them, written by Yona Tepper, have been published in English and Korean.

Alon Curiel has been awarded the Sharett Scholarship for Young Artists, the Nahum Gutman Prize for Illustration (1992), a citation for her illustrations to Hayyim Nahman Bialik's poems, as well as first prize for her illustrations to Uri Zvi Greenberg's poems, and  the Israel Museum Ben-Yitzhak Award (silver medal) for Children's book illustration (2006).

Books Published in Hebrew

Behinde the Door (children-picture bk), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2012 [Me-Achorei Ha-Delet Yesh Shvil]
Shusha (children-picture bk) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2016 [Shusha]

Books in Translation

"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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