Danny Caspi was born in 1946 in Jerusalem and grew up in Rishon LeZion. He graduated medicine in Italy, and specialized in Israel and London. He now heads the department of rheumatology at the Tel Aviv Medical Center and is a professor at Tel Aviv University. Caspi has published fiction as well as poetry. He is also the literary editor of the annual Verses of Science. Caspi was awarded the Ministry of Education Prize for Debut Fiction in 2005.