Etgar Keret

Etgar Keret

Israeli prose-writer of Polish roots, columnist, director. He lectures at the Higher Film School in Tel Aviv. The master of black humour and short form. The stories written by him in Hebrew enjoy great popularity in Israel and beyond its borders. He directed the film Jellyfish (2006) with Shira Geffen, for which they received an award at the Film Festival in Cannes. He debuted with a collection of stories titled Pipelines (1991, Polish publication 2007). Until now, in Poland, the following titles have been published: Gaza blues (2000), Pizzeria "Kamikaze" (2001), 8% out of nothing (2006), Missing Kissinger (2008), Kneller’s Happy Campers (2009).