Etgar Keret

Israeli author Etgar Keret is known for his television and film work as well as his short stories and children’s book. Several of his stories have been graphically illustrated, and his work has been translated into sixteen different languages. His most recent collection of short stories, The Girl on the Fridge, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in April. Keret and his wife, Shira Geffen, codirected Meduzot (Jellyfish), which won the Caméra d’Or at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival as well as two other directorial awards. The movie Wristcutters, now available on DVD, is based on Keret’s story “Kneller’s Happy Campers.” Keret currently resides in Tel Aviv with his wife and son. For more Keret fiction, look for “The Pricking” in our next issue, plus an exclusive interview.

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