The Literary Magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Author: Gail Hareven
Gail Hareven is the author of seventeen books, including short stories, novels, nonfiction, plays, and stories for children. She has published two novels in English, Lies, First Person (Open Letter, 2014), and The Confessions of Noa Weber (Melville House, 2009), for which she was awarded the Sapir Prize for Literature and the Best Translated Book Award. Her translated stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Lilith, and Asymptote, and her story, “The Slows,” was adapted by Nicole Perlman into a short film. She is also co-translator into the Hebrew of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. She is a member of the Academy of the Hebrew Language and is a laureate of the Prime Minister's Prize for Hebrew Literary Works (2013). Her most recent book is Biblical Miniatures (Bialik Institute, 2018), a collection of retold stories from the Hebrew Bible.