Maya Tevet Dayan


Photo by Maya Haliva Allon

Maya Tevet Dayan (b. 1975) is an Israeli-Canadian poet and writer. She’s the recipient of the Israeli Prime Minister award for literature in 2018. Poems from her two critically acclaimed poetry collections have been translated into several languages, and she is also a translator of Sanskrit poetry.

  • A black and white photograph of the bottom half of a broom and a chair against a rough-hewn wall
    Maya Tevet Dayan
    Caption We received our Canadian citizenship at the immigration office between Costco and the highway. For the ceremony we were asked to turn off our phones. We raised our right hand. Swo...

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