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

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...
05 January 2020
News and Events
Thank you to Lyn Julius for reading and reviewing White Zion. I'm looking forward to her talk in Jerusalem in January and to thanking her in person.  Why did Gila Green, a writer, editor and teacher who moved to Israe...
04 January 2020
News and Events
Book Reviews
Cheers to author Miryam Sivan for reviewing White Zion. This review appears in author Janice Weziman's exciting new review site Reading Jewish Fiction. Stay tuned for an interview with Janice on th...
02 January 2020
News and Events
I'm so excited to be part of this year's Vancouver Jewish Book Festival. And you're invited! Please come up and say hello... Vancouver Jewish Book Festival February 9 & White Rock South Surrey JCC.Seattle: TBAToro...
20 December 2019
News and Events
I was thrilled to see No Entry listed in Hadassah Magazine's new young adult books for winter reading. It's an honor to be part of this list....

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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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