The First Name in Tsomet Sfarim bookstore - Jerusalem

Ofir Oz – The First Name

Published Books

  • “The First Name(novel, Pardes, 2013)
  • “I’m Killing You” (novella and short stories, Traklin, 2007)

Literary Magazines Publications

  • “Criminal” (short story, Michigan Quarterly Review, 2016)
  • “Criminal” (short story, in Farsi, 2015)
  •  “Oscar” (short story,, 2014)


  • Third place in the London Independent Story Prize for “Love”, February 2018 – LINK
  • Promising Writers Award for “The First Name”, January 2015
  • Steimatzky Award for Best Short Story of the Year for “Criminal”, 2009