Ilana Masad

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer

New York, NY
Phone: 
914-920-1707

Author's Bio

I am an queer Israeli-American writer of fiction and nonfiction. My interests include issues of race, religion, gender, sexuality, and mental illness, all of which are reflected in both my published works and my works-in-progress.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Journals: ,
Jewish Currents
,
Vice

Fiction

Journals:
McSweeney's
,
Tin House
Prizes won: 

Tin House's Student Plotto competition

Rex Warner Literary Prize from the University of Oxford

One Throne Magazine's Joust competition

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan, Grace by Natashia Deón, Sorry to Disrupt the Peace by Patty Yumi Cottrell

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
No
Identifies as: 
Feminist, LGBTQ, Israeli American
Prefers to work with: 
At Risk Youth, Children, LGBTQ, Homelessness, Illness/Wellness, Mental Health, Disability, Incarcerated individuals, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Veterans
Fluent in: 
English, Hebrew
Born in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
Raised in: 
Givatayim
Israel
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Last update: Apr 25, 2017