Hila Blum

Hila Blum lives in Jerusalem where she was born and raised. In her youth she also lived in Hawaii for two years. She began her professional career as a journalist, writing feature articles, profiles, personal columns and book reviews. Hila has been a literary editor for the past 27 years. Her second novel, How to Love Your Daughter, won the prestigious Sapir Prize for Israeli Literature.


In conversation with Hila Blum: On Love and Literature

Israeli novelist Hila Blum will speak to Tali Lavi about love and literature. Delving into How to Love Your Daughter, a masterful story of intense psychological suspense which dissects a fractured relationship between a mother and daughter, they will further explore the profound relationship between readers and literature and the ways upon which stories might...

Sunday August 18, 2024

Melbourne Jewish Book Week Opening Night Gala: Of Ghosts and Golems

Step into an evening of grand theatricality as our writers and performers dazzle us with mystical tales, dipping their toes in the dark landscapes of ghosts and golems. Prepare to be enchanted, entertained, and transported across the shtetls and oceans of your dreams, all the way from Prague to Ripponlea. Hosted and curated by award- winning author,...

Saturday August 17, 2024