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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

No Entry

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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28 September 2022
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I am very happy to welcome Joanne Levy to gilagreenwrites today. I love this interview. It's packed with valuable information for readers and writers alike about a very important topic. Thanks so much, Joanne for stopping by. Please drop me a line wh...
26 August 2022
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I am thrilled to be teaching at Lounge Writers this fall. Only 10 spots available Date: 10/2 Time: 10:00 am - Noon PDT Cost: $40/$32 for members Class Level: Emerging - Intermediate Link and materials will be emailed at least 30 minutes before c...
26 August 2022
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Author Interviews
Not long ago, I received a beautifully illustrated book in the mail titled A Visit to Moscow, written by Anna Olswanger. The graphic novel takes place in the 1960s and is inspired by a rabbi who traveled to the Soviet Union as part of a rabbinic...
14 August 2022
News and Events
I am writing from New Vessel Press to request permission to reprint your short story "Roller Coaster" in a collection of Chanukah stories to be published on September 12, 2023...The title of the book: One for Each Night: The Greatest Chanukah Stories...
14 August 2022
Guest Blog Posts
"Within a couple of days he had produced an exquisite black and white storyboard that he had photographed himself and had arranged a meeting with his contacts at Hogarth Worldwide - London's premier post-production house."  Author Bio Back in th...
08 August 2022
Guest Blog Posts
"Something I discovered early on in the novel writing process is that all I needed to do was tell the story, describe the settings and the characters, and let the symbolism emerge on its own."  It'a always a pleasure and a treat when an author h...
28 July 2022
News and Events
"I say go wild! Use whatever you want to. Throw out the damn rule book. Who made it, anyway? Use whatever you want, only: learn your craft and use these things well."  In July I had the pleasure of participating in YA Thriller Con for the s...

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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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Morning and Six-Week Workshops

The World Should Know: The First Steps in Writing your Memoir 

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021

Time: ET (noon), 19:00 Israel time

Duration:  Two hours 

This workshop is offered in cooperation with the Institute of Jewish Experience. 

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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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