Tzipora Rozensher Dolan was born in Poland in 1948 and came to Israel two years later. She grew up in an immigrant neighborhood whose residents were mainly Holocaust survivors — like her parents—and refugees. She holds a BA in philosophy and sociology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is a graduate of the Avni Institute of Art and Design in Tel Aviv. Dolan worked for many years as a copywriter in advertising. At present she is a literary editor and ghost writer. She also holds workshops in writing for advertising. Rozensher Dolan has published fiction and a book for children; she has also written a play and a screenplay. She received the Hebrew Writers Association Award (1987), the ACUM Prize (1990) and the Prime Minister's Prize (2013).