“Ms. Margalit clearly knows whereof she speaks.”
The New York Times
Israela Margalit began to write short fiction during a long concert tour with the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra. She continued to perfect her writing skills, and in 2016 she became a published author. Her first short story to gain recognition was “California King Size,” selected as 25 out of a 1000 finalist at the Glimmer Train Press Short Fiction Competition. Later that year her story “A Whorehouse in Munich” was published by storgy, UK, and was later nominated to the PEN Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. Other publications and honors followed. Her published stories and personal essays include:
A Whorehouse in Munich
FICTION: A Whorehouse in Munich by Israela Margalit – Storgy
Nominated to PEN Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers.
A Scaffolding for Five
A Scaffolding for Five – The Bookends Review
Only a Nurse
Only a Nurse | Lilith Magazine
Shortlisted at Tuliptree Review Contest “Stories that need to be told.”
Moral Fiber – Short Fiction Break
Stranger in the Night
Chosen for publication at the anthology of winning stories from the RH Cunningham Memorial Short Story Competition
Willowdown Books UK
Slated for publication:
A Moment to Remember
The Man Who was
TCR The Cossack Review print issue.
California King Size
25 out of a 1000 finalist, the Glimmer Train Press Short Fiction CompetitionVine Leaves Press celebration print issue.