Edmund Jonah was born in Calcutta (now Kolkata), India, the second of the two sons of parents of Iraqi Jewish origin. His early memories are of his mother reading stories to him and his brother. Edmund has always loved writing and won every prize for English composition and literature in school. He moved to England at 22. Ten years later, he immigrated to Israel with his wife and seven-month-old daughter. The couple had two sons in Israel. After the 1973 war, he has devoted most of his time to writing. He has published stories and essays on the Internet, and all over the world, including the UK, USA, India, New Zealand, Canada, where the Horizon magazine published about 20 of his stories. He has also been published in anthologies in the USA and Israel.