Yudit Shahar

Yudit Shahar grew up on the border of Sh’chunat HaTikvah, “the neighborhood of hope,” in Tel Aviv. She is the author of the prizewinning poetry collections It’s Me Speaking (2009) and Every Street Has Its Own Madwoman (2013) and recently won the prestigious Prime Minister’s Prize in Hebrew Literature for her body of work. Holy Illusion, her third collection, was published in January 2021.

  • A photograph of a cluster of metal nuts, covered in some kind of red substance, inside of the hand of a metal statuary. A few flies linger in the palm.
    Yudit Shahar
    Photo by K. Mitch Hodge / Unsplash Fingertips Can you feel how the tips of my fingers vibrate in a scream? I am a simple woman of autumn, flesh tanned from the end of summer leaves me long...

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