KEREN LANDSMAN is a mother, a writer, a medical doctor who specializes in Epidemiology and Public health, and a blogger. She is one of the founders of Mida'at, an NGO dedicated to promoting public health in Israel. She works in the Levinski clinic in Tel Aviv. She has won the Geffen Award three times, most recently for the short story collection Broken Skies.
A fascinating and original urban fantasy... Landsman demonstrates virtuoso writing ability, building a fascinating plot, an impressive combination of sources of inspiration and rare emotional depth, which make reading a sweeping experience and the book suitable not only for fans of fantasy and science fiction but for every reader. - Israel Hayom A bold new voice in Israeli fantasy... an enchanting debut. - Lavie Tidhar, World Fantasy Award winning author of Osama and Central Station The Heart of the Circle is an important step forward for the Israeli genre scene, and in its portrait of young people struggling with both their outsized emotions and an unjust situation, it delivers a powerful, engrossing story. - Abigail Nussbaum, author of Asking the Wrong Questions Keren Landesman did not write a good book, she wrote an excellent book. - Saloona Oh wow. Wow, this book. How am I supposed to write anything now? - N.S. Dolkart, author of the GODSERFS trilogy