Lavie Tidhar is a trilingual author. He was born in 1976 on a kibbutz in Israel, and widely travelled, he currently resides in London. Tidhar is the author of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize winning and Premio Roma nominee A Man Lies Dreaming (2014), the World Fantasy Award winning Osama (2011) and the critically acclaimed The Violent Century (2013). His latest novel is Central Station (2016). In addition to his many novels in English, Tidhar is also the author of one Hebrew poetry collection, and currently writes a unique monthly fiction column in the South Pacific language of Bislama for the Vanuatu Daily Post, the only one of its kind in the world. Lavie is also a prolific editor (including the Apex Book of World SF series and Jews vs Zombies) and he co-edits the forthcoming The Jewish-Mexican Literary Review. Lavie’s short fiction has been published in Ambit, World Literature Today, Conjunctions and widely elsewhere.
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