Author

Ithamar Handelman-Smith

Ithamar Handelman-Smith

Ithamar Handelman-Smith is a novelist, poet and translator. Born in Eilat, Israel in 1976, he began writing for the Herzliya supplement of Haaretz network at the age of 17. He also wrote a weekly culture column in Maariv. In 2004, he started writing a weekly column in Time Out magazine, which earned him cult status in Israeli culture, while acting as the paperโ€™s second editor. His published works include Where Have You Gone, Arik Einstein? (1999), Dreaming of Junk food (2001) and The British Detective (2015). He has also translated a number of works into Hebrew, including poetry of Charles Bukowski. He currently lives in Paris with his wife, Julia.

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