סייד קשוע

עיתונאים, סופרים ומשוררים, תסריטאים(טלוויזיה וקולנוע), הרצאות(מרצים ומנחים).

סייד קשוע

ביוגרפיה

תסריטאות:

2004:
תסריטאי שותף בסרט "private", בימוי Saverio Costanzo. [איטליה]. זוכה פרס הסרט הטוב ביותר בפטסטיבל לוקרנו [2004]

2007- היום

יוצר וכותב 4 עונות של הסדרה "עבודה ערבית" שידורי קשת, ערוץ 2.
זוכת פרס הדרמה הטובה ביותר בפסטיבל חיפה לקולנוע [2007], זוכת פרס הדרמה הטובה ביותר בפסטיבל ירושלים לקולנוע [2008]
זוכת פרס האקדמיה לסדרה הקומית הטובה ביותר לשנת 2011.
זוכת פרס האקדמיה לסדרה הקומית הטובה, ביותר לשנת 2012.

2013
כותב הסרט "ערבים רוקדים", קו פרודוקציה ישראלית-גרמנית-צרפתית. מצולם בימים אלה על ידי הבמאי ערן ריקליס.


ספרות:
2002: ערבים רוקדים (רומן)
חתן פרס Grinzane Cavour 2004 לרומן ראשון (איטליה).
זכויות נמכרו ל:
USA, Grove Atlantic, Inc; Holland, Vassallucci; France, Belfond; Germany, Berlin Verlag; Italy, Guanda (reverted); Spain, Ediciones Tropismos; Poland, Fundacja Pogranicze; Indonesia, Serambi; Vietnam, Domino Publishers; Turkey, Picus Yaymcilik; Israel, Modan Publishers.


2004: ויהי בוקר (רומן)

זוכת פרס ראש הממשלה לספרות עברית (2004)
זכויות נמכרו ל:
USA, Grove/Atlantic; UK, Atlantic Books; Holland, Vassallucci; France, Editions Olivier; Italy, Guanda; Germany, Berlin Verlag; Lebanon, Saqi; Israel, Keter


2010: בגוף שני יחיד (רומן)

זוכה פרס ברנשטיין (2011 ישראל) ו2012 Prix des Lecteurs du Var (צרפת).
זכויות נמכרו ל:
France, Editions de L’Olivier; Germany, Berlin Verlag; Holland, Ambo/Anthos; USA, Grove/Atlantic; Taiwan (Complex Chinese rights), Crown; Slovakia, Slovart; UK, Chatto & Windus; Italy, Neri Pozza; China, Horizon; Spain, Galaxia Gutenberg; Turkey, Picus Yaymcilik; Israel, Keter



עיתונות:
1996-2002:
עיתון "כל העיר"- ירושלים, כתב מגזין, מבקר טלוויזיה, ובעל טור אישי.
2002-2004:
עיתון "העיר"- תל אביב. מבקר טלוויזיה, וטור אישי.
2005- היום:
טור שבועי בעיתון "הארץ".


EDUCATION

Ph.D(student)  Comparative Literature   

Washington University in St.Louis (in-progress)                                  

 B.A. Humanities - Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Open University Israel (High Honors)

 

BOOKS

 2017:    Track Changes ((Novel)- English version under contract with Grove Press))

Translation and rights:

France, Editions de L’Olivier; Germany, Berlin Verlag; Holland, Ambo/Anthos; Italy, Neri Pozza; Israel, Kinneret Zmora-Bitan

 

2015:    Native (Nonfiction, Grove Press)

Translation and rights:

Germany, Berlin Verlag; Israel, Keter; Italy, Neri Pozza; NA, Grove/Atlantic; UK, Saqi, Spain, Galaxia Gutenberg.

 

2010:    Second Person Singular (Novel, Grove Press)

Awards:

The Israeli Bernstein Prize [2011]

The French Prix des Lecteurs du Var award [2012]

The French Prix Amphi [2013]

 

Short listed for the Sapir Prize for Hebrew Literature [2011]

Long listed for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize [2014] 

 

Translation and rights:

France, Editions de L’Olivier; Germany, Berlin Verlag; Holland, Ambo/Anthos; USA, Grove/Atlantic; Taiwan (Complex Chinese rights), Crown; Slovakia, Slovart; UK, Chatto & Windus; Italy, Neri Pozza; China, Horizon; Spain, Galaxia Gutenberg; Turkey, Picus Yaymcilik; Israel, Keter

 

2004:   Let It Be Morning (Novel, Grove Press)

Awards:

The Israeli Prime Minister Award for Hebrew Literature [2004]

Short listed for the International Literary Dublin Award [2008]

Long listed for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize [2008]

 

Translation and rights:

USA, Grove/Atlantic; UK, Atlantic Books; Holland, Vassallucci; France, Editions Olivier; Italy, Guanda; Germany, Berlin Verlag; Lebanon, Saqi; Israel, Keter

 

 2002:   Dancing Arabs (Novel, Grove Press)

Awards:

The Italian Grinzane Cavour Award for First Novel [2004]

 

Translation and rights:

USA, Grove Atlantic, Inc; Holland, Vassallucci; France, Belfond; Germany, Berlin Verlag; Italy, Guanda (reverted); Spain, Ediciones Tropismos; Poland, Fundacja Pogranicze; Indonesia, Serambi; Vietnam, Domino Publishers; Turkey, Picus Yaymcilik; Israel, Modan Publishers.

 

 

FILM & TELEVISION

2018:  (work in-progress) Sabbatical- TV Drama (12 episodes) Dori-Media Productions, Israel.


2014:   Creator and screenwriter of The Writer, Season 1 (10 episodes) [Keshet, Channel 2- and Channel 1, Israel]

Awards:

Winner: Best Drama script / The Israeli Academy Award [2015]

Europe premiere: Berlin Film Festival 2016.

USA premiere: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 2016.

2014:   Script editor of Shtisel 2 (12 episodes) [Yes, Satellite TV Israel]

            Awards:

Winner: Best Drama / The Israeli Academy Awards [2014]

 

2014:   Screenwriter: A Borrowed Identity, Feature Film. Director: Eran Riklis [Israeli German French co-production]

            Awards:

Winner: Best Feature Film / Boulder International Film Festival 2015.

 

Europe Premiere: Locarno Film Festival 2014.

USA Premiere: Telluride Film Festival 2014.

 

 

2007-2013:   Creator and screenwriter of the TV series Arab Labor; Season 1-4 (46 episodes) [Keshet, Channel 2 – Israel]

 

Awards:
Winner: Season 1: Best Drama Award / Haifa Film Festival [2007]

Winner: Season 1: Best Drama Award / Jerusalem Film Festival [2008]

The San Francisco Jewish Film festival Freedom of Speech Award  [2010]
Winner: season 2: Best Comedy series and Best Script award / The Israeli Academy Award [2011]
Winner: Season 3: Best Comedy series and best script award / The Israeli Academy Award [2012]

Winner: Season 4: Best comedy script award/ The Israeli Academy Award [2013]

 


2004:
   Co-screenwriter of: Private Feature Film. Director: Saverio Costanzo, Italy

 

Awards:

Winner: Best Film at Italian Locarno Film Festival [2004]

Press

2004-2017:    Haaretz: Newspaper; weekly column.

2002-2004:         Haeir: Tel Aviv newspaper; TV critic and columnist.

1996-2002:         Kol Haeir: Jerusalem newspaper; magazine writer, TV critic and columnist.

Articles published in Le monde, Liberation, Der Spiegel, Die Ziet, New Yorker, The New York Times, Foreign Policy, La Pais, Corrier Della sera….

These publications include:

Why I Have to Leave Israel”, The Guardian, 19 July 2014.

Exchanging Letters With Etgar Keret”, Le Monde, 8 October 2014.

The American Promise in Free Refill”, The New Yorker, 9 July 2016.

Back to School in a New Country”, The New York Times, 2 September 2016.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2014-2018     University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Visiting Clinical Professor.

                      Screenwriting, Advanced Hebrew, Comedy and Satire Writing, Palestinian Israeli Conflict Through Cinema.

2004- 2018   Haaretz newspaper - permanent columnist

2015                 University of Chicago, The Gray Center Mellon Fellowship, Visiting Artist "Bilingual Knowledge, Bilingual Stories".     

2012-2013        Sam Spiegel Film and TV School in Jerusalem, Visiting professor. "Short Story Writing" Classes.

2007-2014        Dori Media, Production Company- Screenwriter and member of the creative team.   

1996- 2004      Kol Ha’ir Newspaper, Jerusalem- columnist, reporter, TV critic


REVIEWS AND PROFILES (selection)

Margalit, Ruth. “An Exile in Corn Belt”, The New Yorker ,7 September 2015.

Kershner, Isabel "Straddling Cultures, Irreverently, in Life and Art"' The New York Times, 7 January 2008.

Tonkin, Boyd.“Parallel lives in a tragicomic mirror: Novelist Sayed Kashua is trampling every barrier", Independent, 8 March 2013.

Curiel, Jonathan. "Meet The Palestinian Seinfeld", San Francisco chronicle, 13 November 2008.

Martelle, Scott. "Second Person singular by Sayed Kahus", LA Times, 17 March 2012.

Webster, Andy. "In 'Borrowed Identity' Hearts Torn between 2 Worlds in Israel", The New York Times, 25 June 2015.

Eller, Carmen. "Native" review, Die Welt, 1 October 2016.

Bahour, Sam. "To Cry and Laugh Simultaneously". The Huffington post, 30 June 2016.

Jaggi, Maya. "Border Crossing", The Guardian, 13 January 2007.

Cheuse, Alan. "'Dancing Arabs' Tells the Arab in Israel", NPR, 8 June 2004.

Lalami, Layla. "Native Speaker", Boston Review, 5 September 2006.

READINGS AND TALKS (selection)

I have participated in dozens of international literature and film and TV festivals, as well as reading tours in the countries in which my work was published or screened. I’m also frequently invited to give talks in universities in Europe and mainly in Northern America.

 

“Hybrid Identity: Between Palestine and Israel”

Dartmouth College, Jewish Studies Program 2017.

 

“Culture Criticism Through Humor”:

NYU- Gallatin Distinguished Faculty lecture 2016.

Northwestern University- School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communication, 2016.

 

“The Foreign Mother Tongue”:

Cornell University- Near Eastern studies 2015.

Princeton University, Judaic Studies 2014. 

 

“Wealth in Israel: A Conversation With Sayed Kashua”:

 Stanford University- Center for Ethics in Society, 2014.

 

“The Arabs in Israel: The Unheard Cry for citizenship”:

Duke University- Middle East Studies, Jewish Studies, 2015.

University Of Chicago- Law School, 2016.

 

“Writing as Activism”:

Rice University- Department of Religion, 2016.

 

“Reading From Native”:

92 St. Y, New York 2015.

Philadelphia Free Library, 2015.

Harvard Book Store, 2015.

Festival des Ecrivains du Monde, Paris, 2015.

The Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, Chicago, 2016.