|Mirie Litvak | Writer & Translator|
Mirie Litvak is a graduate of the Department of Theatre Arts in Tel Aviv University and the Sorbonne in Paris, and recently won the Prize of Prime Minister of Israel for Literature.
Her books are Russians Sleep in the Nude, The Sun at My Back, and Longing for the Dark (Sifriyat Hapoalim—Hakibbutz Hameuhad). Apart from literary writing, she translates from English, French and Russian, and works as editor and biographies and memoirs writer. Among her translations are Haim Weizman and Ze'ev (Wladimir) Jabotinsky correspondence, A. Tchechov and A. Tolstoi plays etc. She has translated volumes of poetry by Boris Pasternak, Anna Akhmatova, Marina Tsvetayeva, and Alexander Block.