Gaby Koppel

Gaby Koppel (1957, E) is a fiction writer, TV producer and journalist born and brought up in Rhiwbina, Cardiff. Her debut novel Reparation (2019) is heavily inspired by her refugee parents, in particular, Hungarian mother Edith who experienced persecution at the hands of the Nazis and later the communists. As work in progress, the book won the Christopher Little Literary Agency Prize and was longlisted for the Bath Novel Award, after publication it was runner-up for the Society of Authors Paul Torday Prize. It has been on the Modern Jewish Fiction syllabus at the London School of Jewish Studies and the Jewish Cultural Centre JW3. As a TV Producer, Gaby is known for creating the event to mark Britain’s first-ever Holocaust Memorial Day in 2001 and also for the 60th anniversary year of 2005.


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