Shani Boianjiu was born in Jersualem in 1987. She served in the Israeli Defense Forces for two years. Her fiction has appeared in The New Yorker
magazine and Zoetrope: All Story
. Shani is the youngest recipient ever of the National Book Foundation’s 5 under 35, and The People of Forever are Not Afraid
is her first novel. She lives in Israel.
The Book of Jonah
Writing in a Foreign Language
The War of Narratives