Shira Stav

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Shira Stav is a scholar of Hebrew literature and a poet, translator, and literary critic. She is a senior lecturer in the Department of Hebrew Literature at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. She has published two collections of poetry. Stav won the 2009 Bernstein Prize for literary criticism, the 2007 Teva Award for young Hebrew poets, and the 2013 Bernstein Prize for poetry.

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