2016 © Stéphane Vaquero

2016 © Stéphane Vaquero – A photograph from a coming art exhibition about Berlin Jews

My writing is diverse and includes poetry, plays, and prose. My works have won significant recognition and prizes, including “Best debut poetry book of the year” (national art trust of the national lottery 2001); Selected appearance of “What has become of the independence day” play in the Small-Bama festival of the University of Tel Aviv; Best poetry book of the year (Haifa Cultural Foundation 2006); Honorable mention at “Haaretz” Annual short story contest (2011); Winner of the Acum prize for advocating literature in Israel (2013) and more. “Remnants of the Cursed Book” My first story collection “Remnants of the Cursed Book” won the 2015 best book of year prize on Yekum Tarbut site. The book was edited by Prof. Yigal Schwartz and Tamar Bialik and published on the leading Israeli publisher named Zmora-Bitan.

Short stories

My story Memories from Haifa was published on Rigorous Magazine.

First chapter from my coming novel was published on The German-Hebrew Dialogue.

The Story “Black River” was published on the “Bombay Review”.

The story “To the Son of a Whore” was published on the Consequence Magazine.

The story “Every Poison Holds Too Much Magic” was published on Maarav Magazine.

Some of my stories were published on Basel International Poetry Festival.


Scar Minimizer (Tel-Aviv: Gvanim Publishers, 2001)

Poetry between Hazaz and Shmoeloff (Tel-Aviv: Yaron Golan, 2006)

Why I Do Not Write Israeli Love Songs (Tel-Aviv: Nahar-Books, 2010)

Appetite for Hunger (Tel-Aviv: Nahar-Books, 2013)

Last Tango in Berlin, Berlin: Booxilla, 2014

Hebrew outside of its sweet insides, Haifa: Pardes, 2017


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