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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

"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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