More About the Author
Avital Gad Cykman was born and raised in Israel, lives in Brazil and writes in English. She is the winner of Margaret Atwood Studies Magazine Prize and first placed in The Hawthorne Citation Contest. She is a four-time Pushcart prize nominee and a finalist in Iowa Fiction award for story collections.
Her book Life In, Life Out, published by Matter Press, is a flash collection that includes both new micro-fictions and others published in well-known magazines and anthologies such as Prism International, W.W. Norton Flash Fiction International, Salon, and The Los Angeles Review.
Her work has been featured in The Literary Review, Glimmer Train, McSweeney's Quarterly, Other Voices, Michigan Quarterly Review, CALYX Journal, Stand Magazine and elsewhere, in the USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand and Israel.
It has also been anthologized in Sex for America, Politically Inspired Fiction (Harper/Collins) Stumbling and Raging, Politically Inspired Fiction Anthology (McAdam/Cage), You Have Time for This Anthology (Ooligan Press), and The Flash (Disease Press) among others.