Hila Amit

Hila Amit was born in Kfar Saba, Israel, in 1985. She studied Literature and Creative Writing at Tel Aviv University and received a PhD in Gender Studies from the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) in London. Amit has published poetry and short stories in several literary magazines and anthologies and was awarded the Ministry of Culture Prize for Debut Authors for her first fiction book, Moving on from Bliss (2016). 

Hila Amit's non-fiction book, A Queer Way Out -The Politics of Queer Emigration from Israel, was published at 2018 by SUNY Press, and was awarded the ECPR Joni Lovenduskli Prize for best dissertation in Gender and Politics 

She is currently spending her time between Tel Aviv and Berlin, and working on her second book.

Books in Translation