Portrait of Etgar Keret

Etgar Keret

Born in Tel Aviv in 1967, Etgar Keret is the author of several short-story collections and graphic novels, and his books have so far been translated into 37 languages. Keret is a winner of France's prestigious Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, a lecturer at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and the author, most recently, of the collectionSuddenly, A Knock on the Door. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Paris Review, and The New York Times, among many other publications, and on NPR's radio show This American Life, where he is a regular contributor.