Michal Peer was born in Tel Aviv in 1966. She received her BA in screenwriting from the
Department of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University, and worked as a
scriptwriter for children's TV programs. She then went on to do a master’s
degree in organizational behavior at the Tel Aviv University School of
Management, while also working there as a teaching assistant. For nine years
she was in charge of the Film strand Film Department at the Ironi Alef High
School of Art in Tel Aviv. She lectures in the Film
Department of Beit Berl College Faculty of Arts, and teaches screenwriting
and creative writing at the Ironi Alef High School.
Peer’s short stories have been published
in Mita’am as well as other journals. You, Who Live So Beautifully is her first novel. She received the Ministry of Culture Prize for Debut Authors (2016).