Soraya Rudofsky is currently working on her first full-length novel, which focuses on the Middle East and the relationships between Israelis and Palestinians. Soraya graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University (comparative literature) and then spent a year in Paris as a Fulbright Scholar. Soraya holds a juris doctor from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and authored an article on executive war powers. After law school, Soraya worked as an attorney for Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, DC, and later as a law clerk to the Hon. Andrew J. Kleinfeld of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.