(Tel Aviv, 1956) Editor, translator and poet. He is the author of eleven volumes of poetry in Hebrew. His latest books are Prophecy of the Madman (2012), Loot (selected poems 1977-2013) and Wings (2015). His poems, translated into more than forty languages, have appeared in major poetry sites, poetry journals and anthologies, as well as in twenty-two books in Europe, Asia and America. Among them are Poem (2004), Day (2006), The Museum of Time (2009), Miracle/Milagro (2011), Loot (2012), Tredici Poesie (2014) and Dédale (2016). His book The Song of Tahira (2001) is a fictional epic in metered prose. His latest novel The Kingdom (2015) retells the story of King David while comprising a criticism of contemporary Israel. He was awarded the Pleiades tribute (SPE 2000), the Fulbright Award for Writers, the Bernstein Prize, the Levi Eshkol Prime Minister’s Poetry award, the Oeneumi literary prize of the Tetovo Poetry Festival 2010, the Wine Poetry prize 2013 of the Struga Poetry Evenings, the 'Stefan Mitrov Ljubisa' international literary Award 2014, and the European Atlas of Lyrics prize 2016; as well as fellowships at Iowa University, the Jewish-Hebrew Centre of the University of Oxford, the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin and the Heinrich Böll Foundation, among others. In 1990 he founded Helicon Poetry Society and later on served as Helicon's Chief Editor and Artistic Director. He also translated into Hebrew eight prose and poetry books. For his translations from ancient Greek he was awarded the Culture Minister Prize.