Tag Archives: Events

Festival in Sardinia

I presented my novel Hydromania in the Leggendro Metropolitano Festival in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. Details and program (Italian) >>>

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Conversation with Australian writer Nam Le in Jerusalem

Good conversation with Australian author Nam Le in the 4th International Writers Festival in Jerusalem today, about his book, The Boat, the expectations from writers and how to defy them, moving and writing around the world, etc.

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Photo exhibition in New York

This photo of me is part of an authors portraits exhibition starting in New York next week, The Last Line, with photos by German photographer Heike Steinweg. Each author represented also contributed a short text relating to the concept of … Get to know more »

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Reading in Berlin Literaturhaus

Reading and discussing The Hilltop in the literaturhaus tonight, aspart of the German-Israeli literatue days 2014 in Berlin. With German author Martin Schauble, moderated by Arne Schneider. Comment and photo by German author Norbert Kron: ssaf Gavron bei den “Deutsch-Israelischen … Get to know more »

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Reading in Stuttgart

Reading and discussion on The Hilltop in the beautiful new library in Stuttgart tonight. Moderator: Anat Feinberg, professor of Hebrew fiction at Heidelberg University.

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Presentation text for Croc Attack in Thessaloniki

This is the wonderful presentation to Croc Attack in the novel’s launch event in the Public book store in Thessaloniki, written and presented by the Greek Bestselling, Salonikian author, Isidoros Zourgos. Translated from Greek to English by Christina Theochari. Ladies … Get to know more »

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Event in Athens, Greece

\ Launch event for Croc Attack Greek edition in the Polis Cafe, Athens. Presenter: Jean Cohen; Presenter: Kostas.

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Readings in the Israeli Literature Festival in Zurich, Switzerland and Hohenems, Austria

I will have two readings this weekend as part of the Israeli Literature Festival in Zurich, Switzerland, and Hohenems, Austria: Saturday 28 September, 20:00, Literaturhaus Zurich >>> Sunday 29 September, 16:30, Jewish Museum, Hohenems >>> Preview in juedische-allgemeine >>> Article … Get to know more »

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Reading in Zurich in September

Here are details of the first event promoting The Hilltop outside Israel – a reading in the literaturhaus in Zurich on 27th September, part of an Israeli literature festival. The following day there will be a reading in the Jewish … Get to know more »

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Event at the Hebrew Literature Festival in Rome

I will be appearing on Tuesday, July 23rd, 21:30 in conversation with Gigi Riva. The event is part of the International Festival of Hebrew Literature and Culture in Rome, and coincides with the publication of Hydromania in Italian. Full schedule … Get to know more »

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Events and signings during Book Week 2013

Events and signing during Book Week: Wednesday, 5/6/13, 18:00: Signing The Hilltop in the Books in the Attic / Yediot Sfarim area, Rabin Square, Tel Aviv. Thursday, 6/6/13, 19:30: “Extras” in Bookworm bookshop, Maze Street, Tel Aviv. Details  >>> Sunday, … 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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Piece on Haifa Writers Tournament in The Forward

A short piece on the Haifa Writers leagues tournament featuring Germany, Italy and Israel. Published in the Jewish Daily Forward. Read article >>>

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“Anybody Home?” – Hydromania in discussion of future scenarios for Israel, Switzerland

On Sunday 4 September, in Zurich, Switzerland, a literary event will discuss future scenarios for Israel, as reflected in fiction. Among the novels discussed will be ones by David Grossman, Chaim Be’er, Leon de Winter and my own Hydromania. Swiss … Get to know more »

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Mouth & Foot on live TV from the Rothchild tent-city

Mouth & Foot appeared on TV show HaYanshufim, broadcast live on channel 2 and 8, from the tent city in Rothchild Boulevard, Tel Aviv, center of Israel summer social protests. Watch video >>>

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Mouth & Foot live in the Rothchild tent-city, Tel Aviv

Mouth & Fooot played a short set in support of the social protest, in the Rothchild Boulevard tent-city in Tel Aviv. Video of Got to Stop Playing: Video of Bibi You Will Never: Still:

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Aspen Literary Festival: My Middle East

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Aspen Literary Festival: panel with Rabih Alameddine and Daniyal Mueenudin

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Aspen Literary Festival: conversation with Colum McCann

Great conversation with Colum McCann on Monday in Aspen. Article in The Aspen Times >>>  

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Aspen Literary Festival

I will take part in the Aspen Literary festival, 19-23 June: Announcement Article  

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Reading in Miami

Reading with Taglit in South Beach, Florida: >>>    

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LA Times Festival of books

Very interesting discussion on “Fiction of the Middle East” in the LA Times Festival of Books with Laila Lalimi, Reza Aslan and moderator Gina Nahai. Festival preview >>>

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Event at Chapman University, California

The reading event will take place on March 21, 2011. Part of a series of reading – all the others focusing on Italian literature… Details >>> Mark on the Wall blog >>>

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Closing night at the Berlinale

          Closing night at the Berlinale, and last day as a jury member. The winner of the First Feature Award is “On The Ice” (USA). Special mention went to “The Guard (Ireland) and “Die Vaterlosen” (Austria).

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Reading with Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Brandenburg

Reading with German politician (former foreign minister and current head of opposition) Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Gollwitz Castle, Brandenburg, near Berlin. Dr. Steinmeier read from the German edition of the novel “Alles Paletti” (Moving).

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Opening Night at the Berlinale

On the red carpet with Jury fellows Bettina Brokemper and Michele Ohayon and Berlinale president Dieter Koeslik

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On the Best First Feature jury in the Berlinale International Film Festival

I will be on the jury for the Best First Feature Prize, the highest-paying prize in the Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, between 8-20 February 2011. Read press release >>>

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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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Event in Gelsenkirchen Zoo

A reading event from the German version of Moving, (titled Alles Paletti), took place tonight in the “Murder on the Hellweg” mystery and crime literature festival, the biggest festival of its kind in Europe. The event took place in the … Get to know more »

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Reading at Waldbroel

Shop window of Der Buchladen, a book shop in Waldbroel, Germany, where I had a reading today: Turns out that the neighbouring village, Nuembrecht, is twin city with Mateh Yehuda, the municipality where I grew up. Bizzare.

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Authors for Peace reading

I read on the Authors For Peace 24-hour-long online worldwide reading event. My slot was 20:15 Berlin time. I read in English from the novel Almost Dead / CrocAttack. The event was followed worldwide online.

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Berlin International Literature festival

Author biography and event details in the 2010 Berlin International Literature Festival website. The main reading is on 21 September. Details >>>   Author biography >>>

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Shakespeare & Company reading sketch

Sketch by Yaya Chang

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Shakespeare & Company reading photos

Photos by Lauren Goldenberg, Shakespeare & Company staff. View the full photo album >>>

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PEN World Voices: War and the Novel panel, NY

Two summaries of the War and the Novel panel, part of the PEN World Voices Festival: By Judith Benet Richardson in the PEN website >>> By Shaun Randol on his blog, The Mantle >>>

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PEN World Voices: Translation Slam, NY

Taken at the translation slam, Bowery Poetry club, New York. Part of the PEN World Voices Festival. Photograph © Beowulf Sheehan +1 917 450 2345 mail@beowulfsheehan Text and more photos >>> Audio and more texts >>>

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US Almost Dead reading tour: April-May 2010

US reading tour full schedule: April 21st: Cornell University, New York, NY.  16:30 (Hebrew) and 20:00 (English). Event details April 22nd: Boston, MA. 19:00, 19:00, Young Israel, 62 Green Street, Brookline MA. Event details April 23rd: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, … Get to know more »

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Amsterdam event – Metro Netherlands

  Preview, book draw and information before 16 March event in Amsterdam, in Metro Netherlands (Dutch). Read full article >>> More details in Dutch: 16 maart Assaf Gavron & Judith Frishman bij Spui 25 Kan een schrijver de wereld verbeteren? De … Get to know more »

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England V Israel: Writers Football in London

The Israel writers football national team will be playing England on Sunday 28 February 2010, as part of the London Jewish Book Week. All the details of the game and the accompanying event are in the official JBW program: >>> … Get to know more »

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CrocAttack! launch – London

Drawing from the March 1 event, by Heather Spears: www.heatherspears.com CrocAttack! launch: Monday 1 March, 17:30 Reading from and discussing the novel CrocAttack! Ellis Room, Royal National Hotel,Bedford Way,London WC1 0DG Admission free More details: >>> CrocAttack!’s page on the … Get to know more »

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Event – Willy Brandt Center, Jerusalem

Reading and discussion on the the novel Hydromania. Tuesday, 1 December, 2009, 8 pm Willi Brandt Center, 22 Ein Rogel Street, Jerusalem [Before:] More details: >>> Facebook: >>> [After] Pictures from the event: >>>

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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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Mouth & Foot live in Tsavta, Tel Aviv

Mouth & Foot appeared in Ram Orion’s show – cooperations, 99-09 – part of the Helem Krach festival in Tsavta, Tel Aviv. Still from “Mouth & Foot in Sapce / We Are the Licensed Garage” with Roy Chicky Arad:   … Get to know more »

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Event in Berlin, Germany

This evening, at the Jewish Museum in Berlin, a reading and discussion with me and Eshkol Nevo, as part of the Jewish Culture Days. More details (German) >>>

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Reading from CrocAttack in Cambridge

Reading from CrocAttack’s English translation, in the Cambridge seminar on contemporary literature.

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Reading in the German Embassy, Tel Aviv

Reading to the Young Koenigswinter Alumni Conference in the German Embassy in Tel Aviv. The photo is from the reading and the following text is the summary of the event by a member of the group, Anna von rer Goltz.

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Hydromania reading dates in Germany, 03/09

Friday, March 13 – Leipzig Book Fair 16:00, Israeli embassy booth, Hall 4 / C 400 19:00, Deutsches Literaturinstitut W ächterstr. 34 Saturday, March 14 – Leipzig Book Fair 12:00, Israeli embassy booth, Hall 4 / C 400 16:00, Israeli … Get to know more »

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Event in German Foreign Office

Event for the German edition of CrocAttack in the German Foreign Office in Berlin, with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Part of “60 Years of Israel” series of literary events in the Foreign Office. Read Full article (German) >>>

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Video: Germany-Israel, Berlin

Germany – Israel

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