Shoshi Breiner was born in Haifa in 1952. She studied literature and art at Haifa University and at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Later, she lived for many years in Amsterdam where she taught art and worked as an artist. Her work has been exhibited in private collections in Amsterdam and Israel. Breiner has also worked as a teacher and editor. Her second book, Hebrew Love, was short-listed for the prestigious Sapir Prize, 2007.