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.

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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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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Recent Blogs

27 January 2020
Author Interviews
I'm delighted to have Janice Weizman on my site. Not only is she a colleague here in Israel, but a fellow Canadian and someone whose work I admire. Recently, I was honored when Janice included a review of my new novel in storie...
22 January 2020
News and Events
 Excited and grateful for this opportunity in Toronto February 19.Thanks so much, Na'amat Canada, Toronto...I'm digging around for some winter clothes...looking very forward....
21 January 2020
News and Events
Delighted to be speaking at Israel's in Toronto. February 18 at 7:30.  ...
21 January 2020
News and Events
Friday February 14, 10:15 - 11:15 with Brian Henry,  1 Glenview Ave.Monday, February 17, 15:00 podcasting with Boston's Dave Pezza, NovelClass (We're chatting about The Last Watchman of Old Cairo-join u...
15 January 2020
News and Events
Welcome to the Jewish Book Carnival, a monthly event where those who cover Jewish books online "can meet, read, and comment on each others' posts." Organized by the Association of Jewish Libraries, the Carnival travels aro...
09 January 2020
News and Events
My No Entry publisher, Stormbird Press, has been evacuated due to the devastating fires on Kangaroo Island.Many staff members have left their posts in the town of Parndana to volunteer as firefighters. Stormbird ...
09 January 2020
News and Events
 Thank you so much to Deborah MB for reviewing my novel in stories White Zion.White Zion has a brown-skinned voiceWhite Zion – Gila GreenGila Green's White Zion tells us, though a collection of short stories, the...

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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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WRITING FICTION: Flash Fiction

START DATE: Monday, January 6, 2020

START DATE: Monday, January 6, 2020

DURATION:  8 weeks

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  In this course, we will use short readings and instructor critiques to teach participants how to craft story ideas into flash fiction. We focus on carving your work down to its essence, while still conveying meaning through the successful interplay between character, conflict, and theme.

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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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