Jewish Fiction .net is a prestigious online literary journal — available free of charge — that publishes Jewish-themed fiction (either written in, or translated into, English) from around the world. In our first six years, Jewish Fiction .net has published over 300 first-rate works of fiction (stories or novel excerpts) that had never been previously published in English, and that were written on five continents and in fourteen languages: English, French, Italian, Hungarian, Spanish, Serbian, Russian, Romanian, Turkish, Croatian, Polish, Yiddish, Ladino, and Hebrew.
In our first 18 issues, we are honoured to have published fiction by such exceptional writers as Elie Wiesel, Aharon Appelfeld, Chava Rosenfarb, S.Y. Agnon, Orly Castel-Bloom, A.B. Yehoshua, Nava Semel, Steve Stern, Nessa Rapoport, Abraham Karpinovich, Lara Vapnyar, Amir Gutfreund, Ruth Almog, Thane Rosenbaum, Alicia Steimberg, Shira Gorshman, Norman Manea, Ann Birstein, Gabriel Josipovici, Avirama Golan, Mario Levi, Marcelo Birmajer, Judith Rotem, Shahar Bram, Gordana Kuic, Natan Zach, Clive Sinclair, Savyon Liebrecht, Grigory Kanovich, Alan Kaufman, Yoram Kaniuk, Ana Maria Shua, Tova Mirvis, Henri Raczymow, Shemi Zarhin, Rivka Miriam, Jonathan Wilson, Yente Serdatsky, Miron Izakson, Morley Torgov, Jay Neugeboren, Jasminka Domas, Sheindl Franzus-Garfinkle, Miri Varon, Eshkol Nevo, Hadara Lazar, Yael Medini, Radu Cosaşu, Gerald Shapiro, Yehoshua Sobol, Sarit Yishai-Levi, and Amichai Shalev.
We feel privileged as well, to have published, alongside the above individuals, some very fine, talented writers who are not yet well-known.
At the Ashkenaz Festival in Toronto, on August 31, 2014, Jewish Fiction .net celebrated its fourth birthday. As part of this celebration, acclaimed actors Marilyn Lightstone (Toronto) and David Mandelbaum (New York) read an excerpt from Fields of Exile by Nora Gold.
“What Is Jewish Fiction?” Dr. Gold’s introduction to a panel (“Writing and Publishing Jewish Fiction”) – part of the Toronto Jewish Literary Festival – in celebration of Jewish Fiction .net’s 3rd birthday (June 5, 2013).
On February 5-8, 2013, at the Kisufim Conference on Jewish Writers and Poets in Jerusalem, Dr. Gold represented Jewish Fiction .net on a panel on Jewish literary journals (produced in Hebrew, Russian, or English). Here: Bambi Sheleg (Eretz Acheret) and Nora Gold. (Also on this panel, but not in these photos: Nekoda Singer and Gali-Dana Singer, Nekudotayim, and Eran Tzelgov, Daka.)
On June 6, 2012, Jewish Fiction .net celebrated its 2nd birthday with a wonderful evening of readings by Nora Gold and eminent authors Morley Torgov and George Jonas, as part of the Toronto Jewish Literary Festival. Left: George Jonas; right: Morley Torgov.
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