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Dory Manor

Dory Manor, a poet, translator and editor, was born in Tel Aviv in 1971. In 1993 he was a founding member of the literary group “Ev”, whose aim was to find a new poetic interface between classical and modern Hebrew. Three years later, he moved to Paris for ten years, where he studied French and general literature at Paris VII University and taught Hebrew literature and translation at INALCO University and at Sciences Po. In 2017 He received his PhD in translation studies and comparative literature from INALCO University of Paris.

Manor is the founder and editor of the prestigious literary magazine Oh! and served as editor-in-chief and senior education specialist at Israel's Educational Program for the Arts & Humanities (Sal Tarbut Artzi). He is also a lecturer at Tel Aviv University and other academic institutions, editor and broadcaster for IDF radio, and collaborates with musicians as artistic advisor, writer and translator.

Manor has published four books of poetry and his Hebrew translations of classic literature include works by Voltaire, Descartes, Molière, Flaubert, Baudelaire, Mallarmé, Valéry, Apollinaire, Ginsberg, Blake, Lorca, Auden and others. He is the recipient of several literary prizes, including the Prime Minister’s Prize (2007), the Tchernichovsky Prize for Translation (2008), the Ministry of Culture Prize for Literary Editing (2011) and the Yehuda Amichai Prize for The Center of the Flesh (2015). In 2011 he participated in the International Writing Program at Iowa University.



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Books Published in Hebrew

Minority (poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2000 [Miut]
Alpha and Omega [with Anna Herman] (libretto), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2001 [Alfa Ve-Omega]
Baritone (poetry), Achuzat Bayit, 2005 [Bariton: Shirim Ve-Targumei Shira]
The Center of the Flesh: Poems 1991-2011 (poetry) , Hakibbutz Hameuchad/ Bialik Institute, 2012 [Emtza Ha-Basar: Shirim 1991-2011]

Books in Translation

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen's "Waking Lions" is one of the 100 notable books of 2017 of the "New York Times".

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

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.
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:
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:
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: And for more details about the title click here:
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.
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.
MHL - New webzine starting soon!