Eshkol Nevo was born in Jerusalem in 1971 and spent his childhood years in Israel and Detroit, U.S.A. He studied copywriting at the Tirza Granot School and psychology at Tel Aviv University. Nevo teaches creative writing and thinking at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Tel Aviv University, Sapir College and the Open University. He has published a collection of short stories, a non-fiction book and two novels. His bestselling novel,Homesick, was awarded the Book Publishers Association`s Gold Book Prize (2005).