Ayelet Tsabari

Ayelet Tsabari

British Columbia

Ayelet Tsabari was born in Israel to a large family of Yemeni descent. Essays from her memoir, The Art of Leaving, won several awards including a National Magazine Award. Her first book, The Best Place on Earth, won the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the Edward Lewis Wallant Award, was selected as a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and a Kirkus Review Best Book of 2016, and has been published internationally.

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