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Dory Manor

דורי מנור

Dory Manor, a poet, translator and editor, was born in Tel Aviv in 1971. In 1993 he was a founding member of the literary group “Ev”, whose aim was to find a new poetic interface between classical and modern Hebrew. Three years later, he moved to Paris for ten years, where he studied French and general literature at Paris VII University and taught Hebrew literature and translation at INALCO University and at Sciences Po. In 2017 He received his PhD in translation studies and comparative literature from INALCO University of Paris.

Manor is the founder and editor of the prestigious literary magazine Oh! and served as editor-in-chief and senior education specialist at Israel’s Educational Program for the Arts & Humanities (Sal Tarbut Artzi). He is also a lecturer at Tel Aviv University and other academic institutions, editor and broadcaster for IDF radio, and collaborates with musicians as artistic advisor, writer and translator.

Manor has published four books of poetry and his Hebrew translations of classic literature include works by Voltaire, Descartes, Molière, Flaubert, Baudelaire, Mallarmé, Valéry, Apollinaire, Ginsberg, Blake, Lorca, Auden and others. He is the recipient of several literary prizes, including the Prime Minister’s Prize (2007), the Tchernichovsky Prize for Translation (2008), the Ministry of Culture Prize for Literary Editing (2011) and the Yehuda Amichai Prize for The Center of the Flesh (2015). In 2011 he participated in the International Writing Program at Iowa University.

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