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Shay K. Azoulay, Writer.

Short Stories

Jacob Wallenstein, Notes for a Future Biography

The Bard of Hastings

The Prague Affair

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Lit Brut

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Permaculture

Received 2nd place in the 2016 Zoetrope All-Story short fiction contest.

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Welcome to Europe

The Writers Retreat

Routine

The Invention of

H. P. Lovecraft

Flapperhouse, 2016

Portuguese translation:

Bang! magazine, 2018

Required Reading Essay Questions

McSweeney's, 2015

The Footnote

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Andrew Resesdale

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Plays

THE PLATOON

(Hebrew)

A satire of the IDF

Won first place in the 2012 Staged Reading Festival "Zav Kriah"

Staged: Tzavtah Theater 2014-2015

BARABBAS

(Hebrew)

A comic revenge tragedy inspired by Christopher Marlowe's The Jew of Malta.

Staged: 2018 Yiddishpiel Theater Reading Festival

SHADE

(Hebrew)

An absurdist one act play

 

Staged: Short Theater Festival #15, 2012

 

English translation published in Ponder Review 2018

 

Novels

SALAH THE MUTE

The story of a young Palestinian who seeks a simple life, yearning to live, however minimally, on his own terms.

 

Recipient of the 2006 Jerome Lowell DeJur Award in Creative Writing

WORKSHOPOLIS

NYC, MFA programs, contemporary art, European literature, thwarted sexual encounters, alcohol, Kafka, Greek mythology, Bartleby the Scrivener, Jewish mysticism, and the possible unraveling of a global conspiracy.

LAZARETTO

"The first night we awoke to the sound of explosions. They came all at once, but I could tell that it had been a series of blasts, well orchestrated. The din surrounded us..."

About

I'm a writer and translator.

I usually write fiction in English and plays in Hebrew; sometimes I translate them from one language to the other.

 

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