Shoshana Karbasi is a poet, children's author, and professional storyteller. She has published five books of poetry and six children's books in Hebrew. She is the recipient of the 2018 Ministry of Culture Award for her book "No Demons in the River." Her poems have been translated into Spanish and the ancient language of Ladino, and have been set to music for international music albums. Her poems have been published in anthologies and journals, and have been recommended for the school curriculum in Israel. She writes women's poetry, poems about the status of women, and poems on a variety of topics. She lives in Jerusalem and is the mother of five children.