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Etgar Keret
Etgar Keret
Israeli Writer

Born in Tel Aviv in 1967, Etgar Keret is the author of six bestselling story collections, most recently Suddenly, a Knock on the Door. His writing has been published in Harper’s Magazine, The New York Times, The Paris Review, and Zoetrope. Jellyfish, his first movie as a director along with his wife, Shira Geffen, won the Camera d’Or prize for best first feature at Cannes in 2007. In 2010 he was named a Chevalier of France’s Order of Arts and Letters.