Ofir Touché Gafla
Thursday March 24, 6:30PM, TB330
Ofir Touché Gafla was born in Israel. His bestselling first novel, The World of the End, won the 2005 Geffen Award for best fantasy/science fiction novel of the year and the 2006 Kugel Award for Hebrew literature. His later novels include The Cataract in the Mind’s Eye, Behind the Fog, and The Day the Music Died. The World of the End has been translated into many languages, including Chinese. He teaches creative writing in the Sam Spiegel School of TV and Cinema in Jerusalem.