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David Bezmozgis


DAVID BEZMOZGIS moved from Latvia to Canada at the age of six. After studying English literature at McGill University and fine arts at the Southern California School of Cinema-Television, he created his first documentary in 1999, entitled L.A. Mohel, capturing the busy lives of three mohels (Jewish ritual circumcisers) in Los Angeles. His debut short story collection, Natasha and Other Stories, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book and was nominated for a Governor General’s Award. Bezmozgis is currently a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.



Works by David Bezmozgis

  • the-betrayers
  • free-world
  • free-world
  • natasha-and-other-stories