Amir Or Aviel (Israel)
Amir Or, the Israeli poet, novelist and essayist, has been recognized as a major new generation voice in world literature. He is the author of heleven volumes of poetry, the latest being Prophecy of the Madman (2012), Loot – selected poems 1977-2013 (2013) and Wings (2015). His poems have been translated into more than forty languages, and have appeared in poetry journals, anthologies and literary sites, as well as in twenty three books in Europe, America and Asia.
Among them are Poem and Day (English by Dedalus, Ireland, 2004, 2006,); The Museum of Time (English by ArtAark, 2009; Dutch, Azul Press 2012, Serbian, Arhipelag 2015), Miracle/Milagro (Spanish/English, Urpi Editores, U.S. 2011, Havana 2012), Loot (Serbian, Arhipelag Press 2012, 2014, Şiirden, Turkish 2014), Le Musée du Temps (Editons de l'Amandier, 2013), Tredici Poesie (Italian, Milan 2014) and Dia>Logos (Art Aark 2015). His novels include The Song of Tahira (2001), a fictional epic in metered prose and The Kingdom, a novel about the life of King David.