meet gila green

meet gila green

gila greenCanadian author Gila Green is an Israel-based writer, editor, and EFL teacher. She is the author of Passport Control (S&H Publishing, 2018) and White Zion, a novel in stories forthcoming from Cervena Barva Press. Her first young adult eco-fiction novel is No Entry forthcoming from Stormbird Press, Australia. She is working on a sequel to that novel with the view of turning it into a series. Her first novel is King of the Class (NON Publishing, Vancouver, 2013). 

Gila's short fiction appears in dozens of literary magazines in the U.S.A., Canada, Australia, Israel, Ireland, and Hong Kong including: The Fiddlehead , Terrain.org, Akashic Books, Fiction Magazine, The Saranac Review, Arc Magazine, Many Mountains Moving, Noir Nation, Quality Women's Fiction, The Dalhousie Review, Jewish Fiction, Mom Egg Anthology, Tel Aviv Stories, Jane Doe Buys a Challah, The South Circular, Kunapipi, Yuan Yang Journal, Arc Magazine, 100 Pages of Canada, An Artistic Collaboration of Canadian Artists, and Boston Literary Review.

Her work has been short-listed for the Doris Bakwin Literary Award (Carolina Wren Press), WordSmitten's TenTen Fiction Contest, twice for the Walrus Literary Award, and twice for the Eric Hoffer Best New Writing Award. 

Gila's fellowships include the Summer Literary Seminars Program (Montreal). She has lived in Ottawa, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Johannesburg, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Jerusalem.

Published Writings

NOVELS

  • Passport Control (S&H Publishing, Virginia, 2018)
  • White Zion novel in stories (Cervena Barva Press, Massachusetts, 2019)
  • No Entry (Stormbird Press, Australia, 2019)
  • King of the Class (NON Publishing, Vancouver, 2013)

SHORTS

In addition to her novels, Gila Green has published dozens of short stories in literary magazines and anthologies in the U.S.A., Canada, Australia, Israel and Hong Kong.

  • Akashic Books
  • Arc Magazine
  • Boston Literary Magazine
  • Bridges: A Jewish Feminist Journal
  • Fiction Magazine
  • Jane Doe Buys a Challah
  • Jewish Fiction
  • Kunapipi Journal
  • Life as a Human
  • Many Mountains Moving
  • Noir Nation
  • Nothing But Red Anthology
  • Pilot Pocket Books
  • Quality Women's Fiction
  • Tel Aviv Stories
  • Terrain.org
  • The Dalhousie Review
  • The Deronda Review
  • The Fiddlehead
  • The Mom Egg Anthology
  • The Saranac Review
  • The South Circular
  • Yuan Yang Journal

POETRY

Awards

SHORT-LISTED

  • Summer Literary Seminars
  • Doris Bakwin Literary
  • Walrus Literary
  • Best New Writing, Eric Hoffer
  • TenTen Fiction

Latest Books

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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Forthcoming Books

White Zion

White Zion

White Zion is a novel in stories forthcoming from Cervena Barva Press (April 2019). The novel takes readers into the worlds of 19th century Yemen, pre-State Israel, modern Israel and modern Canada...

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No Entry

No Entry

In No Entry, Canadian teenager, Yael Yekutiel, 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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