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Hillel F. Damron

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Hillel F. Damron was born in Israel to parents who survived the Holocaust. He was an officer at an elite paratroop unit and was wounded in battle. He studied films at the London Film School and became a film director of TV documentaries, a feature film, and numerous video shorts. He is the award-winning author of a Sci-fi novel -- available now in a new edition as "Sex War One" -- short stories and film reviews. His novel "Very Narrow Bridge," a first in the series of Gideon Gold Investigation, was published in September 2011.
In February 2012 he was awarded Moment Magazine’s prize for winning its memoir contest with his entry: "The Sweet Life." And that summer in August, his second novel in the series of Gideon Gold Investigations, "Uniden
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[image error]As promised in last month’s post, here are four more vignettes—published for the first time here in my literary website—that were originally published years ago in Hebrew, on the pages of ‘Iton77;’ the literary, cultural Israeli magazine. Next month, I will revisit this reportage, which was titled back then ‘The Absurd Regions,’ and publish more of its lyrical impressions, which I...

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“Good literature boils down to two things: How interesting is the story you are telling, and how interesting is your telling.”
Hillel F. Damron, Very Narrow Bridge

“The challenge of the writer is to transform—artistically and imaginatively—a unique personal experience into a universal, meaningful story.”
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“The challenge of the writer is to transform—artistically and imaginatively—a unique personal experience into a universal, meaningful story.”
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“Good literature boils down to two things: How interesting is the story you are telling, and how interesting is your telling.”
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Hillel Damron Congratulations to the winners of our 2011 Memoir Contest! 1st place: Hillel F. Damron for "The Sweet Life," a compelling look into the bygone era of kibbutz life and the mystery of the silver screen.

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