Eran Bar-Gil

Eran Bar-Gil was born in Holon, Israel, in 1969. He studied psychology and comparative literature at Bar-Ilan University, and is also a musician. Bar-Gil writes articles and reviews for the Israeli press, and has published collections of short stories, books of poetry and novels. He has spent a few years between Israel and Africa and is working on a literary-musical trilogy whose first part, 1:1, was published in 2005. Bar-Gil has been awarded the Bernstein Prize (2006), the ACUM Prize for fiction three times (2007; 2010; 2017), the Johanna Prenner Prize (2008) for a film script based on his novel, Iron, the ACUM Prize for Poetry (2013) and the Prime Minister's Prize (2014). Saving Neta, a film based on his fourth novel, Iron, was released in 2017.


Eran Bar-Gil

Books Published in Hebrew

Babushka, (stories & poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1998 [Babushka: Sipurim U-Veineihem Shirim]
Simple, (poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2000 [Pashut]
Many Waters (novel), Babel, 2001 [Mayim Rabim]
Every Day Life (poetry), Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2003 [Chayei Yom Yom]
Horseshoe and Violin (novel), Xargol, 2005 [Parsa Ve-Kinor]
1:1 (Poetry and Music), Hatav Hashmini, 2005 [1:1]
The Bridge (novel) , Keter, 2007 [Gesher]
Iron (novel), Keter, 2008 [Barzel]. See: Saving Neta, below
Magic and Lies (novel), Ex Libris/ Yedioth Ahronoth, 2011 [Kesem Ve-Kazav]
The Sorrow of Growing Pumkins (poetry), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2014 [Tzaʹar Gidul Dluʹim]
Stories from the Fourth World (stories), Yedioth Ahronoth/ Ex Libris, 2015 [Sipurim Me-Ha-Olam Ha-Revi'ee]
Saving Neta (novel) , Keter, 2017 [Lehatzil Et Neta (Barzel)]

Books in Translation

German: Berlin, Rowohlt Berlin, 2008; pback: 2009; ebook: forthcoming