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FALLENBERG, Evan

FALLENBERG, Evan
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Evan Fallenberg is a US-born writer and translator living in Israel since 1985. He is the author of two novels, Light Fell (2008) and When We Danced on Water (2011) and has translated novels, plays, short stories, librettos and screenplays by leading Israeli authors. Fallenberg has won the American Library Association’s Barbara Gittings Stonewall Book Award as well as the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction and has been shortlisted for the PEN Translation Prize and the Times Literary Supplement of London Risa Domb/Porjes Prize for Translation of Hebrew Literature. Fallenberg teaches at Bar-Ilan University and City University of Hong Kong, and serves as an advisor to several literary prizes, including the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. His new novel, The Parting Gift, is near completion.

http://www.evanfallenberg.com

Books:
Awards:

First Prize:

American Library Association’s Barbara Gittings Stonewall Book Award for Literature

Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction

Finalist:

National Jewish Book Award

Lambda Literary Award

Samuel Goldberg Foundation Prize for Jewish Fiction by Emerging Writers

PEN Translation Prize (for A Pigeon and a Boy by Meir Shalev)

Times Literary Supplement of London Risa Domb/Porjes Prize for Translation of Hebrew Literature (for A Pigeon and a Boy by Meir Shalev and Beaufort by Ron Leshem)

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