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Peretz-Dror Banai

Peretz-Dror Banai was born in 1947 in Gamishli, Syria. He grew up in Aleppo and attended a Protestant school. He immigrated with his family to Israel in 1962. The family's first home was in an immigrant transit camp near the town of Kfar Saba, where he lives today. He has translated and published modern Arab poetry and prose (Mahmud Darwish, Joubran Khalil Joubran).            

Books Published in Hebrew
Oxygen, Stavit, 1980 [Chamtzan]            
Splendor and Nothing Else, Sifriat Poalim, 1982 [Yif'at Ve-Lo Mashehu Acher]
A Bow and a Spear, Sifriat Poalim, 1985 [Keshet Ve-Kidon]
The Sound of Days, Hakkibutz Hameuchad, 1985 [She'on Ha-Yamim]
Foliage, Sifriat Poalim, 1987 [Badim]            
Exchange My Life, Sifriat Poalim, 1988 [Ba-Avur Chayai]
Lion's Study, Sifriat Poalim, 1991 [Mishnat Arayot]
Poems from the Same Sea, Bitan, 1992 [Shirim Me-Oto Ha-Yam]       
Turquoise, Sifriat Poalim, 1993 [Turkiz]            
Mainly the '90, Sifriat Poalim, 1996 [Shnot Ha-Tish'im Be-Ikar]
Touches that Fled in a Cloud, Sifiriat Poalim, 1997 [Negi'ot She-Parchu Be-Anan]            
Last Edge of Beauty, Sifriat Poalim, 1999 [Gvul Acharon Le-Yofi]
California Notebooks, Even Hoshen, 2004 [Machberot California]
Sea Routes, Keshev, 2007 [Afikei Yam]
Sixty Below Zero, Keshev, 2008 [Shishim Mi-Tachat La-Efes]
Torn Happiness, Keshev, 2012 [Simcha Kru'a]    

Peretz-Dror Banai