Dror Burstein is a scholar, curator, and writer. He also writes literary reviews for the Hebrew press and is the editor of the poetry journal Helikon. He has been awarded the Jerusalem Prize for Literature and the Ministry of Science and Culture Prize for Poetry. His novel Avner Brenner won the Bernstein Prize and his most recent novel, Sun’s Sister, won the Prime Minister’s Prize and the Goldberg Prize. He teaches at Tel Aviv University.