Meet us at the upcoming book fairs:
Bologna Children's Book Fair, Rights Center Hall 30
London Book Fair, IRC Table Q6
Julia Fermentto Tzaisler
Saleit Shahaf Poleg
Omer Meir Wellber
Book to Film
Please check our list of authors for a great variety of exciting books available for translation and audio visual rights.
News and Events
We are happy to announce that the foreign rights of The Bridesman, by the much-acclaimed Israeli author Savyon Liebrecht, were sold to USA (Europa), UK (Europa), Italy (Edizioni e/o).
This alluring novella, depicted as a “Creation of haute couture” by Israeli critics, has been already adapted for the stage.
Cohen & Shiloh is a newly-founded full-service boutique literary agency, totally committed to discovering new voices and talents in contemporary literature, as well as mainstream authors, with personal dedication, vigor and passion.
Based in the inspiring, vibrant Mediterranean city of Tel Aviv, our agency has an international perspective and represents Hebrew and foreign writers in all genres. We advise, guide and promote renowned writers and emerging talents in all publishing and audiovisual markets in Israel and abroad.
The agency has a unique proficiency in translation work in general and, specifically, from and into Hebrew. Our acquaintance with a select range of top literary translators around the world facilitates and upgrades our ability to support and serve our clients.
Our expertise and profound knowledge of all aspects of the publishing business — including book-to-film rights — generates the flexibility and vision required to achieve our goals.
Until recently the CEO of the Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature (1976-2020), Nilli has been a major actor in the Israeli and global publishing scene. Over the years, she has developed unique models for translation rights marketing, and first pitched and successfully represented many renowned Israeli writers such as Zeruya Shalev, Etgar Keret, Orly Castel-Bloom, Alona Kimchi, Eshkol Nevo and Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, to name a few. Her professional experience and promotion methods have yielded thousands of Hebrew books published in dozens of languages. For her unique contribution to strengthening the cultural bonds between Israel and Italy, Nilli was awarded a Knighthood by the President of Italy.
Dorit Shiloh, PhD
After completing her PhD thesis and teaching at various universities, including La Sorbonne, Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon and Tel Aviv University, Dorit joined the Israeli publishing marketplace as an editorial coordinator at the Achuzat Bayit Publishing House. A writer, professional editor and translator, she specializes in quality literary translation (having translated into Hebrew works by Romain Gary, Pierre Lemaitre and Romain Puértolas to name a few), and writes book reviews for Haaretz newspaper. Since 2017, she has been the co-founder and editor of prestigious online literary magazine HaMussach.
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Cohen & Shiloh Literary Agency does not accept unsolicited submissions.
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