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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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02 December 2021
News and Events
 Photo by Robert Zunikoff on Unsplash Cost: $25  Time: Dec 19, 2021 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Each of us has a story to tell, we just need the impetus to get started. Join me for this 90-minute workshop. We will examine some ...
22 November 2021
News and Events
Thanks so much to author Julie Zuckerman for this poster. I repost here from her site.   Spread some light this Chanukah with the gift of books! There's something for every type of reader here...The books here are written by members of a gr...
16 November 2021
News and Events
This is a repost of the November Jewish Book Carnival. Thanks so much to Shilo Musings for putting this together this month.  The genre of Jewish Books has many subgenres fiction, biography, history, children's books and even poetry. Please clic...
14 November 2021
News and Events
Thanks so much to Alex Pearl for spending time with me this week. Alex Pearl is the author of Sleeping with the Blackbirds and The Chair Man. In 2015, his eclectic collection of blog posts appeared in paperback under the title Random Ramblings o...
27 October 2021
Guest Blog Posts
I love guest posts, and this one particularly resonated with me. I like to think I'm not alone in beating myself up when my writing routine falls apart or in worrying when I struggle to write. I'm thrilled to have Rabbi Amy Grossblatt Pessah visit gi...
27 October 2021
News and Events
Author Interviews
I'm very happy to introduce you to author Jonathan Hale Rosen. Jonathan's new work "The Museum of an Extinct Race"  is a dystopian glimpse into a world in which Judaism has been eliminated. Please welcome, Jonathan Hale Rosen to gilagreenwr...
22 October 2021
News and Events
 Far from being only about books, this entertaining and thought-provoking series of eleven multilingual, eclectic events brings together some of today's top literary minds in interviews and inspiring lectures, along with film, workshops, concert...

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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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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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