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Panel on Tel Aviv Noir, Teheran Noir and Singapore Noir with fellow editors Salar Abdoh and Cheryl Tan.
Here is a video of my conversation with author John Wray about The Hilltop in The Strand Book Store.
Here’s an audio recording of the Tel Aviv Noir and Teheran Noir launch event in the New York Public Library, with Salar Abdoh, Gina Nahai, Etgar Keret and Assaf Gavron. Listen to full recording >>>
“His work is poignant, and I mean this in the original sense of the term; that is, piercing and cutting. Gavron’s novels are books that teach, but escape didacticism because they do not have an agenda. They are poignant because … Get to know more
I presented my novel Hydromania in the Leggendro Metropolitano Festival in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. Details and program (Italian) >>>
Good conversation with Australian author Nam Le in the 4th International Writers Festival in Jerusalem today, about his book, The Boat, the expectations from writers and how to defy them, moving and writing around the world, etc.
This photo of me is part of an authors portraits exhibition starting in New York next week, The Last Line, with photos by German photographer Heike Steinweg. Each author represented also contributed a short text relating to the concept of … Get to know more
Reading and discussing The Hilltop in the literaturhaus tonight, aspart of the German-Israeli literatue days 2014 in Berlin. With German author Martin Schauble, moderated by Arne Schneider. Comment and photo by German author Norbert Kron: ssaf Gavron bei den “Deutsch-Israelischen … Get to know more
Reading and discussion on The Hilltop in the beautiful new library in Stuttgart tonight. Moderator: Anat Feinberg, professor of Hebrew fiction at Heidelberg University.
This is the wonderful presentation to Croc Attack in the novel’s launch event in the Public book store in Thessaloniki, written and presented by the Greek Bestselling, Salonikian author, Isidoros Zourgos. Translated from Greek to English by Christina Theochari. Ladies … Get to know more
\ Launch event for Croc Attack Greek edition in the Polis Cafe, Athens. Presenter: Jean Cohen; Presenter: Kostas.
I will have two readings this weekend as part of the Israeli Literature Festival in Zurich, Switzerland, and Hohenems, Austria: Saturday 28 September, 20:00, Literaturhaus Zurich >>> Sunday 29 September, 16:30, Jewish Museum, Hohenems >>> Preview in juedische-allgemeine >>> Article … Get to know more
Here are details of the first event promoting The Hilltop outside Israel – a reading in the literaturhaus in Zurich on 27th September, part of an Israeli literature festival. The following day there will be a reading in the Jewish … Get to know more
I will be appearing on Tuesday, July 23rd, 21:30 in conversation with Gigi Riva. The event is part of the International Festival of Hebrew Literature and Culture in Rome, and coincides with the publication of Hydromania in Italian. Full schedule … Get to know more
Events and signing during Book Week: Wednesday, 5/6/13, 18:00: Signing The Hilltop in the Books in the Attic / Yediot Sfarim area, Rabin Square, Tel Aviv. Thursday, 6/6/13, 19:30: “Extras” in Bookworm bookshop, Maze Street, Tel Aviv. Details >>> Sunday, … Get to know more
The award ceremony, reading and discussion in Cologne’s theatre, started a week of events in Cologne and the area, celebrating the “Buch fuer Die Stadt” award given by the Cologne Literaturhaus and the newspaper Koelner Stadt Anzeiger to Croc Attack … Get to know more
A short piece on the Haifa Writers leagues tournament featuring Germany, Italy and Israel. Published in the Jewish Daily Forward. Read article >>>
On Sunday 4 September, in Zurich, Switzerland, a literary event will discuss future scenarios for Israel, as reflected in fiction. Among the novels discussed will be ones by David Grossman, Chaim Be’er, Leon de Winter and my own Hydromania. Swiss … Get to know more
Mouth & Foot appeared on TV show HaYanshufim, broadcast live on channel 2 and 8, from the tent city in Rothchild Boulevard, Tel Aviv, center of Israel summer social protests. Watch video >>>
Mouth & Fooot played a short set in support of the social protest, in the Rothchild Boulevard tent-city in Tel Aviv. Video of Got to Stop Playing: Video of Bibi You Will Never: Still:
Great conversation with Colum McCann on Monday in Aspen. Article in The Aspen Times >>>
I will take part in the Aspen Literary festival, 19-23 June: Announcement Article
Reading with Taglit in South Beach, Florida: >>>
Very interesting discussion on “Fiction of the Middle East” in the LA Times Festival of Books with Laila Lalimi, Reza Aslan and moderator Gina Nahai. Festival preview >>>
The reading event will take place on March 21, 2011. Part of a series of reading – all the others focusing on Italian literature… Details >>> Mark on the Wall blog >>>
Closing night at the Berlinale, and last day as a jury member. The winner of the First Feature Award is “On The Ice” (USA). Special mention went to “The Guard (Ireland) and “Die Vaterlosen” (Austria).
Reading with German politician (former foreign minister and current head of opposition) Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Gollwitz Castle, Brandenburg, near Berlin. Dr. Steinmeier read from the German edition of the novel “Alles Paletti” (Moving).
On the red carpet with Jury fellows Bettina Brokemper and Michele Ohayon and Berlinale president Dieter Koeslik
I will be on the jury for the Best First Feature Prize, the highest-paying prize in the Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, between 8-20 February 2011. Read press release >>>
The Italian version of CrocAttack (La mia storia, la tua storia) was one of the winners of Italian Adei Wizo Prize 2010. The winners were announced tonight in a ceremony in Milan.
A reading event from the German version of Moving, (titled Alles Paletti), took place tonight in the “Murder on the Hellweg” mystery and crime literature festival, the biggest festival of its kind in Europe. The event took place in the … Get to know more
Shop window of Der Buchladen, a book shop in Waldbroel, Germany, where I had a reading today: Turns out that the neighbouring village, Nuembrecht, is twin city with Mateh Yehuda, the municipality where I grew up. Bizzare.
I read on the Authors For Peace 24-hour-long online worldwide reading event. My slot was 20:15 Berlin time. I read in English from the novel Almost Dead / CrocAttack. The event was followed worldwide online.
Author biography and event details in the 2010 Berlin International Literature Festival website. The main reading is on 21 September. Details >>> Author biography >>>
Sketch by Yaya Chang
Photos by Lauren Goldenberg, Shakespeare & Company staff. View the full photo album >>>
Two summaries of the War and the Novel panel, part of the PEN World Voices Festival: By Judith Benet Richardson in the PEN website >>> By Shaun Randol on his blog, The Mantle >>>
Taken at the translation slam, Bowery Poetry club, New York. Part of the PEN World Voices Festival. Photograph © Beowulf Sheehan +1 917 450 2345 mail@beowulfsheehan Text and more photos >>> Audio and more texts >>>
US reading tour full schedule: April 21st: Cornell University, New York, NY. 16:30 (Hebrew) and 20:00 (English). Event details April 22nd: Boston, MA. 19:00, 19:00, Young Israel, 62 Green Street, Brookline MA. Event details April 23rd: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, … Get to know more
Preview, book draw and information before 16 March event in Amsterdam, in Metro Netherlands (Dutch). Read full article >>> More details in Dutch: 16 maart Assaf Gavron & Judith Frishman bij Spui 25 Kan een schrijver de wereld verbeteren? De … Get to know more
The Israel writers football national team will be playing England on Sunday 28 February 2010, as part of the London Jewish Book Week. All the details of the game and the accompanying event are in the official JBW program: >>> … Get to know more
Drawing from the March 1 event, by Heather Spears: www.heatherspears.com CrocAttack! launch: Monday 1 March, 17:30 Reading from and discussing the novel CrocAttack! Ellis Room, Royal National Hotel,Bedford Way,London WC1 0DG Admission free More details: >>> CrocAttack!’s page on the … Get to know more
Reading and discussion on the the novel Hydromania. Tuesday, 1 December, 2009, 8 pm Willi Brandt Center, 22 Ein Rogel Street, Jerusalem [Before:] More details: >>> Facebook: >>> [After] Pictures from the event: >>>
Hydromania won the Geffen Award (Israeli equivalent of the Hugo) for the best science fiction novel of the year. Haaretz >>> Science fiction Awards Watch >>>
Mouth & Foot appeared in Ram Orion’s show – cooperations, 99-09 – part of the Helem Krach festival in Tsavta, Tel Aviv. Still from “Mouth & Foot in Sapce / We Are the Licensed Garage” with Roy Chicky Arad: … Get to know more
This evening, at the Jewish Museum in Berlin, a reading and discussion with me and Eshkol Nevo, as part of the Jewish Culture Days. More details (German) >>>
Reading from CrocAttack’s English translation, in the Cambridge seminar on contemporary literature.