Matan Hermoni, born 1969, is an author and literary scholar. His first novel, Hebrew Publishing Company, was published in 2011. It was shortlisted for the prestigious Sapir Prize for Hebrew Literature that year and won Hermoni the Bernstein Prize in 2012. His second novel, Four Countries, was published in 2014 and received great critical acclaim. Hermoni was also the recipient of the Prime Minister’s Creative Award for Authors in 2014.