South African fantasy novelist Lavie Tidhar grew up on a kibbutz in Israel and has since lived in South Africa, the UK, Vanuatu and Laos. He is currently residing in London, while his parents still live in South Africa.
Tidhar’s novel Osama has recently been nominated for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel and the winner will be announced on 4 November. Tidhar has also won the British Fantasy Award 2012 for his novella, Gorel & The Pot-Bellied God and has previously been nominated for a BSFA Award, a Sidewise Award, Israel’s Geffen Award, the Airship Award, and the Sturgeon and Campbell Awards.
The winners of the World Fantasy Awards will be announced at the World Fantasy Convention in Toronto this Sunday, 4 November. Best of luck to Tidhar!
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