“An ingeniously and gorgeously crafted story, radiantly musical in its rich textures. Wonderfully affecting, memorable, and original.” – Jay Neugeboren
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Nora Gold’s The Dead Man is her most recent book. Her previous novel, Fields of Exile, won the 2015 Canadian Jewish Literary Award. Fields of Exile is the first novel about anti-Israelism on campus, and it received enthusiastic reviews and praise from Cynthia Ozick, Phyllis Chesler, Thane Rosenbaum, Irwin Cotler, Steve Stern, Nava Semel, Ellen Frankel, Naim Kattan, Alice Shalvi, and Ann Birstein.
Gold is also the author of the acclaimed Marrow and Other Stories, which won the 1999 Canadian Jewish Book Award, and was praised by Alice Munro. In addition, Gold is the creator and editor of the prestigious online literary journal Jewish Fiction .net, the organizer of the Wonderful Women Writers Series, the Writer-in-Residence and an Associate Scholar at CSWE/OISE/University of Toronto, and a community activist.
Gold is the creator and editor of Jewish Fiction .net, the prestigious online literary journal that publishes first-rate Jewish-themed fiction from around the world. Jewish Fiction .net is currently the only English-language journal in the world devoted exclusively to publishing Jewish fiction.
A recent interview: “Almost Perfect Symmetry”: Trevor Corkum interviews Nora Gold at The Winnipeg Review – January 16, 2017
Some recent reviews of The Dead Man:
Nora Gold will be speaking about The Dead Man at the following events: