Ariella Goldminz was born in Tel Aviv in 1955. She grew up in
Haifa and still resides there today. She has a BA in English literature and
theater studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MA in Hebrew and
comparative literature from the University of Haifa. Goldminz has taught
English at high school and worked as office manager for a hi-tech company. At
present, she dedicates herself to writing. Relay Race, her first
novel, won the Ministry of Culture Prize (2015).