Julia Fermentto-Tzaisler is a writer. Her debut novel, Safari, was published in 2011 and became a Bestseller. Her second novel By the Orange Orchard won the Minister of Culture Award for Young Writers and has been chosen as the 2018 “One Book, One City” contest by the Tel Aviv municipality and Timeout magazine. Her work has been published in German, Polish and English. She is also the artistic director of the Jerusalem International Writers Festival and director of PEN Israel.