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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen was born in Israel in 1982. After completing an MA in psychology at Tel Aviv University,  she studied film and screenwriting at the Sam Spiegel Film School in Jerusalem. Gundar-Goshen has written a number of screenplays, and has produced short films which were screened at film festivals in Israel and abroad. She has also written and co-written a number of TV series, and her second novel, Waking Lions, is being adapted for a TV series in the US. 
Gundar-Goshen has been awarded 2nd prize at the IEMed European Short Story Competition (Barcelona, 2010), the Gottlieb Screenplay Prize (2010), the Berlin Today Award for the screenplay of the short film Batman at the Checkpoint (Berlin, 2012), the Sapir Prize for Debut Fiction (2012) and the ADEI-WIZO Prize (Italy, 2016) for One Night, Markovitch. For her second novel, Waking Lions, she received the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize (UK, 2017) and the French WIZO Prize (2017). Waking Lions is included in New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2017.

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Books in Translation

German: Zurich, Kein & Aber, 2013; pback: 2015 
English: London, Pushkin Press, 2015; new pback ed.: 2015; Toronto, Anansi, 2015
Italian: Florence, Giuntina, 2015
Dutch: Amsterdam, Meridiaan, 2015; Atlas, 2017
French: Paris, Presses de la Cité, 2016; pback: Paris, 10/18, 2017; Book Club: Arras, France Loisirs, 2017
Spanish: Buenos Aires, Libros del Zorzal, 2016

Romanian: Bucharest, Nemira, 2016

Russian: Moscow, Sindbad, forthcoming
Portuguese: Lisbon, Gradiva, 2017
Portuguese (Brasil): Sau Paolo, Todavia,2018

Turkish: Istanbul, Cumartesi,2018

Slovak: Bratislava, Artforum, forthcoming 

English: London, Pushkin Press, 2016; pback: 2016; New York, Little, Brown, 2017; pback: 2018; Audio: Ohio, Findaway World, 2017
German: Zurich, Kein & Aber, 2015; Frankfurt/ Zürich/ Vienna, Book Club Gutenberg, 2015; pback: Zurich, Kein & Aber, 2016 
Italian: Florence, Giuntina, 2017
Turkish: Istanbul, Koton, 2016
French: Paris, Presses de la Cité, 2017 (softcover edition), 2019 (pback); Carrieres-sur-Seine, A vue d'oeil, 2017; Book Club, France Loisirs, 2017; 10/18, 2018
Dutch: Amsterdam, Atlas, 2018
Romanian: Bucharest, Nemira, 2018
Russian: Moscow, Sindbad, forthcoming
Slovak: Bratislava, Artforum, 2017
Spanish: Buenos Aires, Libros del Zorzal, 2019

Polish: Kraków, Jagiellonian University Press, 2019

Czech: Prague, Garamond, 2019

Portuguese: Sao Paulo, Todavia, 2020

Portuguese: Amadora, 2020, Elsinore, April 2021



English: London, Pushkin, 2019; New York, Little, Brown, 2019

German: Zurich,Kein & Aber, 2017, pocket, 2018 

Italian: Florence, Giuntina, 2019

Dutch: Amsterdam, Atlas, Cossee, 2020

French: Paris, Presses de la Cité, 2019

Korean: Seoul, Open Books, forthcoming

Russian: Moscow, Sindbad, forthcoming 

Slovak: Bratislava, Artforum, 2019 

Greek: Athens, Kastaniotis, forthcoming

Portuguese: Sao Paolo, Todavia, forthcoming

Spanish: Barcelona, Navona, forthcoming

English: London, Pushkin, 2020

Russian: Moscow, Sindbad, 2020




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