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Latest Publication

My short story "Half Sisters" has been accepted to The Pilot Project in Toronto. Look for it in Pilot Book 3 due out November, 2007. "Half Sisters" is part of my short story collection, White Zion. "Under the Third Canopy" is now a novel titled "Miriam and Nathaniel." I am working on a new wedding-theme collection.

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Contests

Short-listed for the Walrus Literary Award 2007 (Judge: Margaret Atwood) Pita for Two. Short-listed for the Walrus Literary Award 2006 (Judge: Margaret Atwood) The End of Jewish Jerusalem. Short-listed for the Ha'aretz short-fiction award 2006 I Put Him on the Bottle. Finalist Travel and Transitions Contest (Humor) 2006 Tied Up in Noughts. "Still Life With Father" short-listed for the Best New Writing Eric Hoffer Award (2009)

List of Publications

Publications: The Dalhousie Review - Spider Places Bridges - Rivka's Tomb > Under One Canopy: Readings in Jewish Diversity (Poem) - 170 Shevet - Borderline Boarders "Jane Doe Buys a Challah" a new anthology of Israeli-English Literature (Ang-Lit Press 2006) - I Put Him on the Bottle FICTION Magazine - Brass Knuckles

Up and Coming

Look for my short story "Brass Knuckles" in the next issue of Fiction magazine (spring 2007).

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Latest News

Look for my latest short-story publication from White Zion, 'I Put Him on the Bottle' in a new anthology of Israeli-English Literature titled, "Jane Doe Buys a Challah" (Ang-Lit Press, 2006). The launch at Tel Aviv University was exciting and the anthology should be available in February 2007. I have completed a companion novella to my short story collection titled, Under the Third Canopy . It spans Canada, Israel and Yemen over a period of a century.

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About Me: Gila Green

Reviews

'The End of Jewish Jerusalem' is one of the stories in White Zion. "I just wanted to let you know that we at SLS genuinely enjoyed your story. A very strong piece of writing, energetically and beautifully rendered; a terrific whirlwind journey into the juxtaposition between disparate cultures. Compelling and powerful. Thank you for letting us see it." Mikhail Iossel SLS (Summer Literary Seminars) Executive Director St. Petersburg, Russia/Nairobi-Lamu, Kenya "You're an undeniably talented writer, and your story is both well constructed and rich with detail... The description in it is incredibly vivid. The writing is very good; the dialogue especially so. We'd be quite happy to see more from you in the future. Sincerely, Dave McLean, Partner Armada Quarterly 'I Put Him on the Bottle' is another short story in White Zion. "A very affecting piece." Neil Kozodoy Editor Commentary Magazine "Your writing is of the highest quality. The...
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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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