Wikipedia Entry

“Etgar Keret (Hebrew: אֶתְגָּר קֶרֶת‎, born August 20, 1967) is an Israeli writer known for his short stories, graphic novels, and scriptwriting for film and television.”


For international literary rights contact Luke Ingram: lingram@wylieagency.co.uk

For theater, film, and television, contact Dorel Zilberman: dorel@kneller.co.il

For booking of speaking engagements in North America contact Ofer Ziv: 347-210-2520 ; ofer@lionhouseagency.com

For booking of speaking engagements in Israel contact Gal Ber: ek.assistants@gmail.com

Etgar Keret - photo by Lielle Sand

Photo by Lielle Sand


“Etgar Keret is a genius…” — New York Times

“A brilliant writer…completely unlike any writer I know. The voice of the next generation.” — Salman Rushdie

“Keret can do more with six . . . paragraphs than most writers can with 600 pages.” — Kyle Smith, People

“one of the most important writers alive – enchantingly witty” — Clive James

"Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story"

A documentary by Stephane Kaas and Rutger Lemm tells a "better than true"™ version of Keret's life story.

At Keret House

Keret House is a structure and art installation in Warsaw, designed by Jakub Szczęsny. It has been described as the narrowest house in the world.

Photo: Ewa Szatybelko

Truth or Dare

One way to get to know Keret better is by watching his "truth or dare" videos where he lets Alphabet Soup readers ask him hard questions and dare him to perform challenging tasks: