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Ronny Someck was born in Baghdad in 1951 and came to Israel as a young child. He studied Hebrew literature and philosophy at Tel Aviv University and drawing at the Avni Academy of Art. He has worked with street gangs, and currently teaches literature and leads creative writing workshops.
Total Books: 3
He has published 10 volumes of poetry (The last called “ALGERIA”) and book for children with his daughter Shirly ( “The Laughter Button”). It has been translated into 39 languages.Selections of his poems have appeared in Arabic translation, French (with the exile Iraqi poet- A.K. El-Janabi), Catalan, Albanian , Italian, Macedonian, Croatian, Yiddish, Nepali, Dutchand English.
He is the recipient of the Prime Minister's Award, Yehuda Amichai Award for Hebrew poetry, The "Wine poem award" in Struga Poetry Evenings, Macedonia, 2005 and Hans Berghhuis prize for poetry 2006 at the Maastricht International Poetry Nights, the Netherlands
He has recorded three discs with the musician Elliott Sharp: “Revenge of the Stuttering Child”, “Poverty Line” and “A Short History of Vodka.”
In 1998 he mounted an exhibition “Nature’s Factory, winter 2046” with Beny Efrat in the Israel Museum.In 2004 made "Hawadja Bialik" and in 2007 made "Real Madrid"-two exhibitions in the Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan.He is a member of the Public Council of the Batsheva Dance Company and the Hebrew- Arabic Theatre.