Orna Coussin | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Orna Coussin

Orna Coussin (born in Paisley, Scotland, 1967) is a writer and writers' mentor in Israel.

After about 20 years of writing culture commentary for Haaretz Daily and other Israeli publications she began dedicating her writing to personal essays, memoirs and short stories – seven of her books have been published to date.

In 2009 she has received the Prime Minister Prize for Hebrew Writers.

"Climbing That Mountain, or: How to Write" (Achuazat Bayit Publishers, 2015) is a writer's guide and an essay about writing, and was an Israeli best seller. 

Coussin lives in Tel Aviv with her partner Michal and their two daughters Naomi and Yael. 

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