Yoav Katz is a writer and translator. He is a graduate of the Dramatic Writing Program at Tel Aviv University and wrote screenplays for film, television, and stage plays. Kats is a two-time winner of Haaretz short story contest. He won the 1999 Moses Fund literary prize for his book Multisystem. He is the author of the best-selling novel Home-run at Ben-Gurion Airport. Katz has translated into Hebrew novels by prominent authors such as Ernest Hemingway, Graham Greene, Ian Fleming, and others. He lives in Givatayim, married to Dinat, father of Mili and Tamar.