Ofir Oz is an emerging writer from Israel. His second novel, “The First Name”, has been received with critical praise and popular success, and earned him the Promising Writers Award of the Israel Ministry of Culture.
Ofir’s work has been published in Michigan Quarterly Review, Jewishfiction.net, nebesht.com (in Farsi), won the 2nd place in the short story project, and 3rd place in the London Independent Short Story Prize.
“Ofir has a unique, brave voice in the new Hebrew literature”
Dr. Sigal Naor-perelman, literary critic
“A beautiful confluence of content and form, like a fan that opens up across the entire globe and then gathers back into the here and now, as the soul shatters into pieces and is restored under the magical spell of love. The First Name is a work of art…”
Ran Ben-Nun, literary critic, on the novel “The first name”
Ofir has sent us one of the most exceptional, moving stories we have encountered in a long time
Short Story Project – www.shortstoryproject.com
Ofir’s third novel will be published soon.