Sam Sussman is a writer who has lived in Berlin, Jerusalem, and New York. His work has won the BAFTA New Writing Contest and the Oxford Review of Books Short Fiction Prize. He has published in Harper’s, Tel Aviv Review of Books, The Forward, Dissent, and Haaretz. He has taught fiction seminars via Oxford Summer Courses in India, South America, and Europe. Sam is also co-founder of Extend, an NGO that offers immersive educational programs in Israel and Palestine and has been featured at the United Nations. He holds a B.A. in philosophy and literature with highest honors from Swarthmore College (2013), and an M.Phil in international relations from Oxford (2017), where he researched the resistance of ordinary citizens to crimes against humanity in the twentieth century.