Etgar Keret

Born in Tel Aviv in 1967, Etgar Keret is one of the leading voices in Israeli literature and cinema. In the last ten years he has published three books of short stories and novellas, two comics books, two feature screenplays, and numerous teleplays. Bestsellers in Israel, his story collections have been published in eight different languages. His movie, Malka Red-Heart, won the Israeli Oscar, as well as acclaim at several international film festivals. Keret lectures at Tel Aviv University's School of Film.