Dror Burstein teaches literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University. He was awarded the Bernstein Prize (2005) and the Prime Minister’s Prize (2006). His most recent book is Kin. Todd Hasak-Lowy is the author of two novels, a short story collection, and an academic study of modern Hebrew fiction. His translation of Asaf Schurr’s Motti was shortlisted for the Sami Rohr Prize in Jewish Literature. His translation of Burstein’s Netanya is forthcoming from Dalkey Archive Press.