Born in Ramat Gan in 1967, Etgar Keret has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Zoetrope. Keret resides in Tel Aviv and lectures at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. In 2007, Keret and Shira Geffen won the Cannes Film Festival’s “Camera d’Or” Award for their movie Jellyfish, and Best Director Award of the French Artists and Writers’ Guild. In 2010, Keret was honored in France with the decoration of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. His books have been published abroad in 37 languages in 40 countries. His latest book, The Seven Good Years, a memoir, was published in the U.S. in June.
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