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Julia Fermentto

Julia Fermentto has been heralded by the Israeli press as a “brave new voice” (Haaretz) and, “if not the voice of her generation, than at least one of its chroniclers.” (Professor Eva Illouz, Hebrew Univeristy). Her debut novel, Safari (Agam Books, 2011) was praised by the critics and became a Bestseller. Her second novel Kfar Saba 2000 (Penn Publishing, 2017) won the Ministry of Culture Award for Young Authors.

Her work has been published in newspapers and anthologies in Israel, Germany, Poland, UK and the United States. She’s an Op-ed columnist at Ha’aretz newspaper.

Julia Fermentto was born in 1984. She’s also a journalist and a Ph.D student of Yiddish Literature University of California, San Diego.

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