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Smoke and Mirrors: An Interview with Dana Heifetz — Hebrew/English

Interview by Ilana Masad (Read the Story) March 19, 2018

Dana Heifetz

Photograph by Ryoji Iwata

Our interview with Dana Heifetz is part of SmokeLong‘s Global Flash Series. A very special thank-you goes out to Ilana Masad for editing and translating not one but two stories in Hebrew for our readers.

To maintain the integrity of the Hebrew text, we have chosen to display the Hebrew interview (and of course also the English interview) as a pdf. Simply click on the links below:

Smoke and Mirrors_An Interview with Dana Heifetz_Hebrew

Smoke and Mirrors_An Interview with Dana Heifetz_English

 

About the Author

Dana Heifetz is a philosopher and an art therapist. She has published short stories and poems in various literary journals. Her collection of stories, Dolphins in Kiryat Gat (Safra and Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2015) won the Israeli Writers Union Prize and the Culture Minister’s Award for the first book.

דנה חפץ היא פילוסופית ומטפלת בהבעה ויצירה. פרסמה סיפורים קצרים ושירים במגוון כתבי עת ספרותיים. קובץ סיפוריה הקצרים “דולפינים בקרית גת” (ספרא והקיבוץ המאוחד, 2015) זכה בפרס איגוד הסופרים הישראלי ובפרס שרת התרבות לספר ביכורים.

About the Interviewer

Ilana Masad is an Israeli-American fiction writer and book critic. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Tin House’s Open Bar, Printer’s Row, Joyland Magazine, Vice, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Guardian, and more. She is the founder and host of The Other Stories, a podcast featuring fiction writers, and can be found tweeting too much @ilanaslightly.

About the Artist

Find more of Ryoji Iwata‘s photography on Unsplash.

This interview appeared in Issue Fifty-Nine of SmokeLong Quarterly.
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