Gahl Pratt Pardes
Gahl Pardes is a writer from the Negev Desert. Her work has received an Individual Award from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, the Balch Prize for the Short Story, and was a runner-up for the Henfield Prize for Fiction. She taught writing and literature at the University of Virginia, from which she also received an MFA in creative writing as a Poe/Faulkner Fellow. She is at work on a novel and a short story collection.