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Aharon Almog

Aharon Almog, a poet, playwright and novelist, was born in Tel Aviv in 1931 to a family that left Yemen in the nineteenth century. He graduated from the Mikve Yisrael Agricultural School and Tel Aviv University and taught Hebrew literature at a Tel Aviv high school. His first poems were published in 1951 and his first stories in 1959. He has received the Brenner Prize (1982), the Prime Minister's Prize (1989) and the Bialik Prize (1999).

Books Published in Hebrew
Sad Spring in Judah (poetry), Sifriat Poalim, 1956 [Aviv Atzevet Bi-Yehuda]  
Midnight Prayer (play), Twersky, 1962 [Tikun Chatzot]
First Days (novel), Am Oved, 1964; Tarmil, 1968 [Ha-Yamim Ha-Rishonim: Sipur Ahava]    
Black Dog and Other Stories, Tarmil, 1974 [Kelev Shachor: Ve-Od Sipurim]
Praise to Israel (poetry), Sifriat Poalim, 1977 [Hatzda'a Le-Israel]   
Praise to Israel, Hilton Jerusalem (poetry), Sifriat Poalim, 1979 [Hatzda'a Le-Israel: Hilton Yerushalayim]
A Week in 1948 (novel), Tarmil, 1980 [Shavua Be-Tashach]
To Immortalize a Football Player (poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1981 [La-Menatzeach Al Mot Sachkan Kaduregel]  
Requiem for a Whore (poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1983 [Rekviem Le-Zona]
Herzl Street (poetry), Am Oved, 1987 [Rechov Herzl]
The Night that Zionism Died (novel), Zmora-Bitan, 1990 [Ha-Layla She-Bo Meta Ha-Tzionut]
Selected Stories, Zmora-Bitan, 1994 [Al Tatzchiku Et Savta]
When You See a Succah Flying (poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2004 [Im Tir'u Suka Afa: Mivchar (1950-1992)]

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