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Maya Savir

Maya Savir was born in Tel Aviv in 1973 and grew up in Jerusalem, Ottawa and New York. She has a BA in philosophy and psychology from Tel Aviv University and has worked in human resources. Savir has published adult fiction, non-fiction and children's books and has received the Publishers Association's Gold Book Prize for In a Word Gone Wrong (2015). She lives in Tel Aviv.


Books Published in Hebrew            
The Tyranny of Gentleness (novel), Am Oved, 2006            
My Mother thinks I'm Food (children), Am Oved, 2007
Ilan and the Missing Thought (children), Am Oved, 2009 [Ilan Ve Ha-Davar She-Ne'elam]
Sometimes One Moment Is Enough (youth), Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, 2013 [Lif'amim Rega Echad Maspik]
In a Word Gone Wrong (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2014 [Be-Olam Lo Metukan]
Mighty (children-picture bk), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2015 [Gibor]

On Reconciliation (non-fiction), Afik, 2017 [Al Ha-Piyus] 

Maya Savir

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