Or, Amir Or
Amir Or, born in Tel Aviv in 1956, is the author of nine volumes of poetry. His latest books in Hebrew are the fictional epic The Song of Tahira (2001), The Museum of Time (2007) and Heart Beast (2010). His poems, translated into more than forty languages, have appeared in anthologies, poetry journals, as well as in ten books in Europe and the U.S. Among them, and most recently, are Poem and Day (both published by Dedalus, U.K., in 2004, and 2006, respectively); Plates from the Museum of Time (ArtAark, U.S., 2009); and the Spanish-English Miracle/The Hours (Urpi Editores, U.S., 2011).
Or is the recipient of Israeli and international poetry awards ... He was also awarded several poetry fellowships, among them fellowships from Iowa University; the Centre of Jewish-Hebrew Studies at the University of Oxford; the Literarische Colloquium, Berlin; the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Ireland; and from the Hawthornden Castle, Scotland. Quelle: http://eng.amiror.co.il/ , - Foto@gezett.de
May 29, 2013