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Fall Literary Festival - Etgar Keret

Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, Program Room
Oct 20, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Etgar Keret will speak at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20 as the final author of the 2015 Fall Literary Festival hosted by the University Libraries and the Department of English at the University of South Carolina. The event takes place in the Hollings Library on the University campus and is free and open to the public.

Israeli writer Keret is internationally acclaimed for his short stories. His collections have been translated into more than 30 languages and include The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be God, The Girl on the Fridge, The Nimrod Flip-Out, Missing Kissinger, and Suddenly, A Knock on the Door. He also is the author of The Seven Good Years: A Memoir, published in June 2015. He has received the Book Publishers Association’s Platinum Prize several times and the Chevalier medallion of France’s Order of Arts and Letters. He also has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize and the Ministry of Culture’s Cinema Prize. Also a filmmaker, his screenplays include Skin Deep, which in 1996 won first prize at several international film festivals and was awarded the Israeli Oscar.

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