About the Author
Dorit Rabinyan was born in Kfar Saba, Israel, in 1972 to a Persian-Jewish family. She published her first novel at the age of twenty-two. In addition to her novels, Rabinyan has written a children’s book and the screenplay for a television movie, Shuli’s Fiance. She now hosts a weekly TV culture program. Rabinyan has been awarded the Wiener Prize, the Jewish Wingate Quarterly Award, the Best Drama of the Year Award from the Israel Film Academy, the Prime Minister’s Prize, the Literary ACUM Award, and the Bernstein Prize. She lives in Tel Aviv.