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Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter whose work has received international recognition. Waking Lions, her first novel published in the US, 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. Ayelet worked as a clinical psychologist at Shalvata mental health hospital. She is a member of the Israeli civil rights movement, and an occasional contributor to “The Guardian” and “BBC cultural frontline”

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