Amir Segal

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Amir Akiva Segal (born in 1980 in Tzippori) is a poet,[1] literary critic, employment consultant and the CEO of Ovdim.

Biography

Segal holds a BA in psychology and philosophy from the Hebrew University, and a master's degree in organizational development from the College of Management.

Amir Segal is married to Anya Zhuravel Segal,[2][3] and lives in Jerusalem.

Literary activity

His poems have been published in several journals, "Iton 77", "Maayan", "Mita'am"[4][5] Shvo[6] and others

Produced and presented the radio program "Shirat Mecha'a" at "All for Peace"[7] radio station, dealing with Israeli protest songs and poetry.

Served as editor and host of series of evenings "Song of Pain" that dealt with protest songs at Beit Avi Chai in Jerusalem.[8]

Since 2010, serves as a literature critic at Israel Broadcasting Authority.

Since 2013 publishes a weekly poetry review column in the weekly Kav LaMoshav.[9] Segal was named "the most important poetry critic in Israel today" by Ilan Berkovich.[10]

Political activity

During his undergraduate studies Amir Segal served chaired the Israeli Labor Party students organization at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Served as a member of the Board of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel.

Segal was deputy chairman of the junior faculty staff union at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba.

Books

"On My Return From the Reserves", Gvanim,[11] 2008, poetry[12]

"West of Here", on the site of Beit Avi Chai,[13] 2013, serialized novel[14]

The Other Land, Iton 77[15] Publishers, 2014, poetry[16]

Awards

Awarded the Rafi Farbman Young Poets Award in 2011.[17]

Recipient of the Harry Hershon literature award from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2014.[18]

References

  1. "Beit-Ariela archive (Hebrew)". http://www.hasifria.org.il/heb/authors/author/?Id=43103. 
  2. "www.timesofisrael.com/writers/anya-zhuravel-segal/". http://www.timesofisrael.com/writers/anya-zhuravel-segal/. 
  3. "blogs.timesofisrael.com/end-of-an-epoch/". http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/end-of-an-epoch/. 
  4. "few poem from Mita'am". http://www.mitaam.co.il/shiraAkiva.htm/. .
  5. Mita'am "Mitaam 23". http://www.mitaam.co.il/ENGM23.htm/ Mita'am. .
  6. "Template:Citation error". http://www.haaretz.co.il/literature/1.1237590. .
  7. "www.allforpeace.org/he/#c2". http://www.allforpeace.org/he/#c2. 
  8. "a publication of song of pain event". http://musaf.bac.org.il/article/shyrt-mhaha/. .
  9. "www.tmoshavim.org.il/index.aspx?id=4327". http://www.tmoshavim.org.il/index.aspx?id=4327. 
  10. "a review by Ilan Berkovich". http://blogs.bananot.co.il/showPost.php?itemID=28331&blogID=236/. .
  11. "www.gvanim-books.com/". http://www.gvanim-books.com/. 
  12. "a review on the book from News1 site". http://www.news1.co.il/Archive/003-D-55467-00.html. 
  13. "www.bac.org.il/page/who-we-are". http://www.bac.org.il/page/who-we-are. 
  14. "West of here list of all chapters". http://musaf.bac.org.il/column/maarbha-mkan/. 
  15. "www.iton77.com/". http://www.iton77.com/. 
  16. "a reviw on the book from Israel post news site". http://www.maariv.co.il/news/new.aspx?pn6Vq=L&0r9VQ=FEMKI. 
  17. "from Beit-Hsofer in Modi'in". http://bethasofermodiin.org.il/?cat=77. 
  18. "the judges at Harry Hershon contest". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1rgJYlhW-g/.