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Sunday, 19 Nov 2017

Fred's Poetry Prizes PDF Print E-mail

The Fred Simmons Poetry Fund was established to encourage understanding in poetry. To this end numerous annual prizes are given for the best poems, the best translations, and the best essay on poetry, entitled "Fred's Prizes." An annual workshop that concludes with a public reading is also part of this project as well as the encouragement of visiting poets and poetry critics.

Recipients of Fred's Prize:

2009: 
Ron Ben Tovim (essay on poetry)
Moran Kornberg-Weiss (original poetry)
Doron Volkovich (original poetry)
Irit Notkin (poetry translation)

2008:
Moran Kornberg (essay on poetry)
Viacheslav Bart (original poetry)
Avshalom Guissin (poetry translation)

2007:
Moran Kornberg (essay on poetry)
Noam Wohl (original poetry)
Irit Notkin (poetry translation)

2006:
Amit Marantz (essay on poetry)
Danielle Zilberberg (original poetry)
Irit Notkin (poetry translation)

2005:
Dara Barnat (essay on poetry)
Anna Lein-Tzur (original poetry)
Yaara Zeidman (poetry translation)

2004:
Roi Tartakovsky (essay on poetry)
Dara Barnat (original poetry, first prize)
Julie Cohen (original poetry, second prize)
Amit Marantz (poetry translation)