About

Boaz Lavie is a New York Times best selling author, a filmmaker and a game designer. 

The Divine, a graphic novel he wrote as a collaboration with the award-winning illustrators Asaf and Tomer Hanuka, was published in France, Italy and US, has made it to to the New York Times best sellers list, and won critical praise. It was included in "Best of 2015" lists by GQ, Barnes and Nobel, The A.V Club, Bleeding Cool and others. In 2016 it won the gold-medal of the International Manga Award, and was nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story.

The Lake, a short film he wrote and directed in 2009, was featured in Academy Award qualifying festivals and won critical acclaim. 

Shobo, a virtual board game invented by Lavie in 2007, was lanuched on Facebook in 2010, won the GameIS Award for best social game of the year, and was relaunched for mobile in 2015.

Lavie also writes a bi-monthly column called Limbo for the online magazine, The Hottest Place In Hell. Previous to that, he has written screenplays for popular Israeli TV shows, was the film section editor for a major Israeli website, and published stories in literary magazines.