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Mira Kedar

Mira Kedar was born in Jerusalem in 1956 to an Orthodox family, and studied at the Bayit Vagan Girls` College. In 1989, she co-founded Dimui, a journal for literature and Jewish culture, and served as its editor. She has also been the editor and host of a bi-weekly literary program on Israel Radio 1, and has led poetry workshops. Kedar has received the ACUM Award twice - in 1989 for a collection of poetry, and in 2006 for her (then unpublished) novel, One in a Thousand. She has also received the Prime Minister's Prize (2016).  

Mira Kedar

Books Published in Hebrew

Poems, Sifriat Poalim, 1990 [Marbiot Shel Teena]
Poems, Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1995 [Kirvat Makom: Shirim]
To and Fro (stories), Keter, 1999 [Ratzo Va-Shov]
Parties to a Confidence (novel), Keter, 2002 [Shutafei Sod]
One in a Thousand (novel) , Yedioth Ahronoth, 2008 [Echad Mi-Elef]
Love, Heaven and Scent of Citrus (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2011 [Ahava Shamaim Ve-Reiah Hadarim]
The Fig-tree Awaits Heaven (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2014 [Te'ena Mamtina La-Shamayim]

Books in Translation


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