Dror A. Mishani (born in 1975) is an Israeli crime writer and literary scholar, specializing in the history of detective fiction. His detective series, featuring police inspector Avraham Avraham, was first published in Hebrew in 2011 and is translated to more than 15 languages. The first novel in the series, “The Missing File”, was shortlisted for the 2013 CWA international dagger award, won the prestigious Martin Beck award (for the best translated crime novel in Sweden), and the Grand Prix du meilleur Polar des lecteurs des Points in France. The second novel, “A Possibility of Violence”, won the prestigious Bernstein Award for Best Hebrew novel (2014). His latest novel, the stand alone Three”, has been published in Hebrew in 2018 and will be published in German, French, English, Italian, Spanish and other languages in 2019 and 2020.
Dror lives with his wife and two children in Tel Aviv and teaches in Tel Aviv University.