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Ramy Ditzanny

Ramy Ditzanny (1950-2012), was born in Tel Aviv and lived in Jerusalem. He earned degrees from the Technion University and from the London Film School, and was also a trained desert expedition guide. He worked as a communication and development engineer, and taught cinema to young people. He was also a translator and editor, and ran writing workshops. Ditzanny published his first poems in 1982. He received several awards, including the Tel Aviv Foundation Award, the Jerusalem Foundation Award, the ACUM Prize, The Prime Minister's Prize twice (1994; 2004) and the Wertheim Prize for Poetry (2001).

Books Published in Hebrew
Poems from the Ward of the Crippled in Spirit, Domino, 1984 [Mi-Shirei Medor Nachut Ruach]
Love, Nothing but Love, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1987 [Ahava, Rak Ahava]
Hinneh: Poetry Collection No. 17, Tag, September 1996 [Hineh: Kuntres Le-Shira 17]
SandLand, Tag-Helikon, 1998 [Eretz Ha-Chol]
Convulsion, Zmora-Bitan, 1998 [Pirkus: Shirei Ahavim Kashim]
Land Oozing, Yedioth Ahronoth, 2003 [Eretz Zava: Shirim 1982-2000]

Children Hurray for the Aunties! (children), Keter, 1987 [Heidad La-Dodot!: Shir-Dodim Li-Yeladim U-Li-Yeladot]
What Wasn't Said About Ramy (children), Keter, 1987 [Ma Lo Amru Al Rami]