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Bernstein Prize jury arguments for awarding The Hilltop

This is the text from the jury of the Bernstein Prize 2013, explaining why they have awarded the prize to The Hilltop: Assaf Gavron has written one of the most important and interesting books of recent years. The Hilltop is … Get to know more »

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Hydromania shortlisted for prize in Italy

Hydromania is shortlisted for the ADEI WIZO prize, in the “Young Readers” category. It is competing against an Aharon Apelfeld novel. The winner will be chosen by teenagers from 15 high schools around Italy in May. Story on ADEI WIZO … Get to know more »

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The Hilltop is on the longlist for the Sapir Award

The Hilltop is one of twelve novels listed on the longlist of the Sapir Prize, Israel’s equivalent of the Booker. The shortlist will be announced on November 25th, and the winner on February 5th, 2014.

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The Hilltop wins the Bernstein Literary Prize

The Hilltop won the Bernstein Literary Prize for 2013. From the jury’s decision: “In what was far from an obvious move, Gavron chose to… write a novel of great breadth, attempting to tackle the fundamental questions of the State of … Get to know more »

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Winning the Prix Courrier International Award in Paris

The Prix Courrier International 2012 was awarded in Paris for the novel Croc Attack. Read and watch the full video >>>  

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CrocAttack wins the Prix Courrier International

The French award, Prix Courrier International was announced today – and the winner is CrocAttack! Here is the announcement. Details of an event in Paris January to follow. Announcement (French) >>>

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Article on winning Wizo Award in PVPR, Holland

Article in Dutch website PVPR on winning the Wizo Holland Award for Hydromania. Read article (Dutch) >>>

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Hydromania wins the WIZO Netherlands award

Hydromania was announced as the winner of the WIZO Netherlands literary award in Amsterdam today. In second place came De Held by Jessica Durlacher, and in third place 7 Dagen, 7 Nachten by Jonathan Tropper. Announcement (Dutch) >>> Award page … Get to know more »

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Article in Haaretz English edition on the award in Cologne

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“Buch Fuer Die Stadt” award ceremony in Cologne

The award ceremony, reading and discussion in Cologne’s theatre, started a week of events in Cologne and the area, celebrating the “Buch fuer Die Stadt” award given by the Cologne Literaturhaus and the newspaper Koelner Stadt Anzeiger to Croc Attack … Get to know more »

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CrocAttack shortlisted for the Prix Courrier International in France

CrocAttack was selected for the shortlist of the Prix Courrier International in France. The award is given by the French international magazine for foreign fiction published in France in the previous 12 months. The winner will be announced on 29 … Get to know more »

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New edition of Ein Schones Attentat is out

The new, “Book in the City” edition of Ein Schones Attentat, is out today in Germany. Events to mark the award will take place in the Cologne area in November 2012. Details will be published later. The new edition on … Get to know more »

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Ein Schones Attentat is selected as Cologne’s “Book for the City 2012″

The novel “Ein Schones Attentat” was selected at the city of Cologne’s Book for the City 2012″. A special edition will be printed and several events will take place in the city during November 2012. A box-set edition that includes … Get to know more »

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Hydromania is on the shortlist of WIZO Holland Book of the Year 2012 Award

WIZO in the Netherlands have selected Hydeomania as one of six books for the shortlist of their Book of the Year 2012 Literary Award. The award is given to a book written by a Jewish author, published in Dutch in … Get to know more »

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Almost Dead on the long list of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize 2011

Long list on the prize website >>> Update: the book is not a finalist…

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Assaf Gavron wins Creativity Award 2011

Assaf Gavron won Israel’s Eshkol Prime minister’s Creativity Award 2011. The award is given annually to 15 Hebrew writers and pays a year’s high-school teacher’s salary. The jury wrote on Gavron that his books offer a unique mixture of hard, … Get to know more »

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CrocAttack wins Italian prize

The Italian version of CrocAttack (La mia storia, la tua storia) was one of the winners of Italian Adei Wizo Prize 2010. The winners were announced tonight in a ceremony in Milan.

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Schusterman Visiting Artists Scholarship – California 2011

Announcement on the Schusterman Visiting Artists participants for fall 2010 / spring 2011, through which I will teach at Chapman University, Orange Country, California, next spring. Read full article >>>

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Year in Berlin on a DAAD fellowship

Begins today… Here is the text on the DAAD website (German): Full article >>>

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Hydromania wins the Geffen Award 2009

Hydromania won the Geffen Award (Israeli equivalent of the Hugo) for the best science fiction novel of the year. Haaretz >>> Science fiction Awards Watch >>>

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