Ziad Khaddash is a Palestinian short-story writer, born in Jerusalem in 1964. He has published twelve short story collections. He started his career as a high school teacher, teaching Arabic language and literature. He received the Award in Literature for the State of Palestine, and was shortlisted for the Multaqa prize for short fiction in 2015.
He participated in festivals and literary events in several countries, including the World Story Forum in Istanbul, Bashir Talmudi Cultural Festival in Tunisia, International Poetry Festival in Manama, in addition to reading and panels in Dubai, Casablanca, Tunis and Beirut.