Keydar, author, screenwriter and editor, was born in New York in 1975 and grew
up in Israel. She studied screenwriting at the Sam Spiegel Film &
Television School in Jerusalem and writes for adults as well as for youth and
children. Keydar has published a novel, a collection of short stories, two best-selling
books for youth and books for children. She has also written screenplays for TV,
and several of her short stories are included in anthologies, both in Israel
and abroad. Keydar lives in Tel Aviv and holds creative writing workshops.
In 2017 she was awarded the Devorah Omer Prize for Children's Literature.