Yossi Waxman

Yossi Waxman was born in Jaffa in 1959. He studied philosophy and history of art at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and also graduated summa cum laude in visual communication & video art at the Bezalel Academy. As a young artist and designer, Waxman's works featured in the Israel Museum's Bezalel Centennial Group Exhibition, at the Memad Gallery, and in alternative spaces. After a lengthy hiatus, during which he wrote, Waxman moved to Ein Hod artists' village where he is a member of the Artistic Village Art Jury, and his works are on permanent display at the Central Gallery. Waxman also owns a design studio where he produces international award-winning works, package designs, record covers for Israeli musicians and design book covers.

    Waxman has published novels and children's books. His sixth book, Liebchen, won the ACUM Award for incognito-submitted works (2003). 

Books Published in Hebrew

My First Vampire Book (children), Kinneret, 1995 [Sefer Ha-Arpadim Ha-Shalem: O Al Arpadim Ve-Al Anashim]
My First Witches Book (children), Kinneret, 1995 [Sefer Ha-Mechashefot Ha-Shalem: O Mechashefot U-Mirkachot]
Darling Alexandria (novel), Keter, 1998 [Alexandria Yakirati]
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye I Die a Little (novel), Keter, 1999 [Al Na Tomar Li Shalom]
Let There Be a Story (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2002 [Va-Yehi Sipur]
Liebchen (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2004 [Libshen]
The Thespian (novel), Yedioth Ahronoth, 2007 [Ha-Sachkanit]
The History of Art (novel) , Xargol/ Modan, 2015 [Toldot Ha-Omanut]

Books in Translation