DORIT WEISMAN

43 Palyam St
.

Jerusalem

97890

,

ISRAEL

Tel 972-2-5818778, 972-508-713205

Weisdorit@012.net.il

Writer, poet and translator. Born April

1950 in

Kfar-Saba. Living in

Jerusalem

.

Won the Prime-Minister Prize for Israeli writers, 2003.

Winner of the Yehuda-Amichi Prize for Poetry, 2003.

Exhibition of Poems written during cancer therapy, Where Did You Meet Cancer, 23.1-23.2.2006, Jerusalem Theatre in

Jerusalem

,

Israel

.

Film (research, photography and directing): Looking for the Peach Orchard, 2006, (28 minutes) - Search for family roots in

Hungary

– a personal journal.

Publications:

Poetry Books:

Where Did you meet the Cancer, 2006, Carmel Publishing House, Won the Acum Prize.

A Tiger Roars Against

Me.

1993, Sifriat Poalim Plublishing House Ltd.

Don’t Know the Way of a Girl With a Dress, 1998, “TAMUZ Publishing House”. Winner of the Tchernichovski Prize of the Writer’s Guild.

The Days I Visited the cuckoo’s nest, Sifriat Poalim Plublishing House Ltd., 1999.  Winner of the

Ben-Gurion

University

Prize for Literature, 1998. Winner of the Olshweng Prize, 2000. Winner of the Yehuda-Amichi Prize for Poetry, 2003.

What Do the Baobab Trees Stand for? - poems from the southern hemisphere, 2003, Even-Choshen Publishers. Winner of the

Jerusalem

Prize for Literature, 1998.

Dancing Csardas with you – poems: parting from mother, 2005, Even-Choshen Publishers.

Translated Book: 

Till the fingers begin to Bleed, Translations from English of poems and short stories of Charles Bukowski, 2003, Karmel Plublishing house.

A c t i v i t i e s:

A member of “ktovet” group, that runs the “poetry place” - a place for poetry in the center of

Jerusalem

. http://www.poetryplace.org

Reading poetry at poetry-evenings

Tutoring at workshops for creative writing

Giving lectures on poetry