Agi Mishol

  • May 8, 2008  

    Poets in the Middle East are often held in high regard, and many achieve a level of celebrity and authority not common in the West. Tonight, in recognition of Israel’s 60th anniversary, Jeffrey Brown has an encore report on the lives of Israeli and Palestinian poets. Continue reading

  • March 21, 2007  

    Poets played a major role voicing the hardships and joys during Israel’s founding. Today, the poetry scene is more fractured, much like the land itself. Three prominent Israeli poets reflect on the situation. A follow-up piece will feature Palestinian poets. Continue reading

  • March 21, 2007   BY Margaret Myers 

    Poets played a major role voicing the hardships and joys during Israel’s founding. Today, the poetry scene is more fractured, much like the land itself. The NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown spoke with Eliaz Cohen, Aharon Shabtai and Agi Mishol who reflect on the situation.
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  • March 21, 2007   BY NewsHour Poetry Series  

    Poet Agi Mishol reads some of her poems.
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  • March 21, 2007   BY NewsHour Poetry Series  

    Poet Agi Mishol is the winner of several awards, including the Tel Aviv Foundation Award (1991), the Prime Minister`s Prize (1994) and the Yehuda Amichai Poetry Prize (2002). She has published 12 volumes of poetry in Hebrew and has two collections in English translation: “The Swimmers” (1998) and “Look There: New and Selected Poems” (2006).
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