Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Residency Dates:
Fall 2019

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen is an internationally-acclaimed novelist and screenwriter. Waking Lions, her first novel published in the United States, received the 2017 JQ-Wingate Prize and was a New York Times Notable Book of 2018. It has been published in 17 countries. She received Israel’s prestigious Sapir Prize for best debut novel for One Night Markovitch, which has since been adapted into a stage play. Her third novel, The Liar, will be published in English in September 2019 by Little, Brown and Company. Gundar-Goshen worked as a clinical psychologist at Shalvata Hospital for Mental Health. She is a member of the Israeli civil rights movement and an occasional contributor to The Guardian and BBC Cultural Frontline. University of California, Los Angeles, English Department, Fall 2019.

See Ayelet's work at: http://www.ithl.org.il/page_14989

Israel Institute Grants

  • Grant Award Year
    (in Academic Years)
  • Israel Institute Program
  • Institutional Affiliation during Grant Term
  1. 2019-2020
    Visiting Artist Program
    University of California, Los Angeles
  2. 2017-2018
    Visiting Artist Program
    San Francisco State University