Etgar Keret’s short stories are fast paced and precise, hilarious and off-the-wall, they are also dark, sometimes violent, and often intensely poignant. They are, in short, brilliant. He discussed his very special world with journalist Hephzibah Anderson.
Etgar Keret is one of the leading voices in Israeli literature and cinema, his short stories, novellas and graphic novels translated in twenty-six languages. His film Jellyfish won the Camera d\'Or at the Cannes Festival. Keret teaches in Ben Gurion University’s Hebrew Literature department.Hephzibah Anderson
Hepzhibah Anderson studied English Literature at Cambridge University. She was Fiction Editor of the Daily Mail and reviewer of debut fiction for The Observer. She now works freelance as critic, feature writer and broadcaster. Her first book Chastened: Adventures in Abstinence will be published in June 2009.