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Nora Gold

Dr. Nora Gold is the prize-winning author of three books: The Dead Man (2016), Fields of Exile (winner of the 2015 Canadian Jewish Literary Award and praise from Cynthia Ozick), and Marrow and Other Stories (winner of a Canadian Jewish Book Award and praise from Alice Munro).

Most recently, The Dead Man received a Translation Grant from Canada Council for the Arts and was published in Hebrew in July 2019.

In addition, Dr. Gold is the founder and editor of the prestigious online literary journal Jewish Fiction .net, which has published 400 works of fiction from around the world (originally written in 15 languages), and which has readers in over 140 countries.

Since 2000 Dr. Gold, previously a tenured professor, has been affiliated (first as an Associate Scholar and then for six years as its Writer-in-Residence) with OISE/University of Toronto's Centre for Women's Studies in Education. This centre closed in 2018, but Gold continues to coordinate the highly regarded reading series that she established there, the Wonderful Women Writers Series, now housed at the Toronto Public Library (Deer Park Branch).

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The Dead Man. Inanna Publications, 2016
Fields of Exile. Dundurn Press, 2016
Marrow and Other Stories. Warwick Publishing, 1998


Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Fields of Exile, 2015
Canadian Jewish Book Award (Louis Lockshin Prize for Short Fiction) for Marrow and Other Stories, 1999
Eden Mills Fiction Contest, for short story ("Marrow") for "Marrow", 1994
Shortlisted, Danuta Gleed Award for Marrow and Other Stories, 1999
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