Latest Books

I write novels, short stories, flash fiction, poetry, story collections, essays, and young adult fiction. My stories are about everyday people tackling immigration, racism, alienation, war, politics, romance, poverty, terrorism, and surviving.

White Zion

White Zion

White Zion is a novel in stories that takes readers into the worlds of 19th century Yemen, pre-State Israel, modern Israel and modern Canada...

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Passport Control

Passport Control

Miriam Gil knows little about Israel. Her father won’t talk about his life there or the brother he left behind when he came to Canada. Hurt and angry when he tells her to move out to make room for his new girlfriend, she enrolls in an Israeli university. She falls in love with Guy... 

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King of the Class

King of the Class

Eve and Manny are engaged in post-civil war Israel, but Manny has a secret: he’s falling in love with his religious roots and turning his back on moral relativism. As their wedding date approaches...

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No Entry, September 1 Release date

No Entry, September 1 Release date

In No Entry, Canadian teenager, Yael Amar, signs on to an elephant conservation program and ends up coming face to face with violence, greed, and murder and the taste of a very real danger for all of us: elephant extinction. The story takes place in South Africa’s famous, breathtaking Kruger National Park...

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Recent Blogs

20 June 2019
News and Events
I'm so excited to be reading at my alma matter Carleton University. The English Department has courteously invited me to be one of their readers at their Back to School event, the largest event of the y...
20 June 2019
Author Interviews
I've known Kathryn virtually for years and was thrilled when she asked to interview me for her author site.I hope you enjoy the interview. Busy author Gila Green has written several fiction books, traveled the world, and t...
17 June 2019
News and Events
I had to repost this article by Catherine Nichols. Fascinating.The plan made me feel dishonest and creepy, so it took me a long time to send my novel out under a man's name. But each time I read a study about unconscious bias, I got a little clo...
14 June 2019
News and Events
This is a fascinating post by Kristen Lamb.Goliath has fallen. The leviathan Barnes & Noble, the big-box chain that reinvented retail and defined a generation…is no more.SOLD!Reuters announced early last Friday that the hedge ...
13 June 2019
News and Events
 Save the date! July 7th. I am pleased to announce an author evening with authors Miryam Sivan and Julie Zuckerman. We will be reading from Make it Concrete, The Book of Jeremiah, and my own newly relea...
11 June 2019
News and Events
Like many authors who create their own cultural worlds, in White Zion, Green has developed worlds filled with everyday details that are poignant and often cruel and difficult.White Zion is a collection of short stories by an au...
10 June 2019
Guest Blog Posts
Guest Post by author Larry Lefkowitz A few years back I told somebody that I was a writer."Do you support yourself writing?" he asked. "No," I replied. "So it's a hobby," he said. Inwardly offended, I nodded in unconvinced agre...

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Gila Green Author Editor Writing Teacher

Hi. I'm Gila Green. I've been writing and editing for the last two decades and on this site I want to share my updates and thoughts about writing in general and specifically in Israel, where I write as a Canadian ex-pat and mother of five children. Here you can find blog posts, videos about creativity, marketing, publishing, and interviews with other authors. I invite you to sign up for my newsletter, check out my YouTube channel and browse through my books. Then please share your thoughts with me via the contact form below. I look forward to the possibility of hearing from you soon.

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FLASH FICTION WORKSHOP

START DATE: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

END DATE: July 31, 2019

DURATION:  8 weeks

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Everyone has time to read Flash fiction. That’s one of the reasons why it’s become such a popular genre. Distilling whole stories into narratives under 1,000 words. Why bother? We read fiction to build empathy, to explore new realities, to escape, to be entertained and since you can’t do any of that in such a short time, Flash has little value, right? Wrong. Flash is

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WRITING FICTION: SETTING AND DESCRIPTION

START DATE: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

START DATE: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

DURATION:  4 weeks

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Great story has a memorable sense of place. In this four-week course you will discover why setting and description are the keys to making your story come alive for the reader. Writers will explore how to describe the worlds of their stories in concrete physical detail to create sensory, subjective environments. You will learn why setting must be authentic

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I love to help writers with their writing and my editing services cover novels, memoir, non-fiction, short stories, collections, essays, and serials.

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