Anat Mashiach was born in Tel Aviv in
1960 and lives in Kibbutz Tze'elim in the Western Negev. She received a BA in
theater and acting from the Kibbutzim College of Education, and later also a
diploma in phototherapy studies. She is also a graduate of the creative writing
course at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Mashiach's debut novel, Fyorela,
received a grant from the Yizhak Lev and Rachel Goldberg Foundation. In 2017 she was awarded the Ministry of Culture Prize for Debut Authors.