Tali Cohen Shabtai, is a poet who was born in Jerusalem, Israel in 1980. Tali began writing poetry at young age of six, she was an excellent literature student. She began publishing her impressions in the school’s newspaper. She firstly published her poetry in a respectful literature magazine in Israel, the “Moznayim” at age 15. Tali studied at the "David Yellin College of Education" for a bachelor's degree. She has written three poetry books: “Purple diluted in a black’s thick“ (bilingual, 2007), “Protest” (bilingual, 2012), “Nine years away from you” (2018). She is a member of the Hebrew Writers Association and the Israeli Writers Association in the state of Israel. In 2014, Cohen Shabtai also participated in a Norwegian documentary about poets' lives called "The Last Bohemian" - "Den Siste Bohemien", and screened in the cinema in Scandinavia. By 2020, her fourth book of poetry will be published which will also be published in Norwegian.