Dror A. Mishani is a best-selling crime writer, screenwriter and literary scholar, specializing in the history of crime fiction, and head of the creative writing program in Tel Aviv University.
His first three international best-sellers in the Inspector Avraham series, "The Missing File" (HareperCollins, 2013), "A Possibility of Violence" (HarperCollins, 2014), and "The Man who wanted to know everything" (HarperCollins, 2016), were translated into more than 20 languages.
They were shortlisted for the CWA international dagger award and the Grand Prix de Litterature Policliere and won the prestigious Martin Beck award for best crime novel translated to Swedish and the Grand Prix du meilleur Polar de lecteurs de Points. His last novel, "Three" (published in Hebrew in 2018), is a best-selling stand-alone thriller, that will be published in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other major languages in 2019-2020.
A cinematic adaptation of "The Missing File" was made by French film director Eric Zonca ("Black Tide", 2018, with Vincent Cassel and Romain Duris) and an eight-episodes TV drama based on the first novles in the series was made by Keshet Studios in Israel (expected to premiere in Kan11 during May 2019).
"Wisdom of the crowd", an American crime drama produced by CBS (2017) is based on an original idea by and executive produced by Mishani, as well as another series "Prisoniero numero uno", a 60 episodes drama by Telemundo (expected July 2019).