Ehud Havazelet

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Ehud Havazelet
Born (1955-07-13) July 13, 1955 (age 59)
Jerusalem, Israel
Occupation Writer
Nationality  United States
Genre Literary fiction

Ehud Havazelet (born July 13, 1955) is an American novelist and short story writer.

Ehud Havazelet was born in Jerusalem, Israel. His father, Meir Havazelet, a rabbi and emeritus professor at Yeshiva University emigrated to the United States in 1957.[1] He graduated from Columbia University in 1977, and received an M.F.A at the University of Iowa Writers Workshop in 1984. He became a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, from 1985 to 1989, and a Wallace Stegner Fellow. He taught creative writing at Oregon State University from 1989 to 1999. Since 1999, he has taught at the University of Oregon, where he holds the position of Professor of Creative Writing.[2]



  • What Is It Then Between Us? (short stories), Scribner, 1988.
  • Like Never Before, (short stories), Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998.
  • Bearing the Body, (novel), Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007.


  1. ^ Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2008. Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Gale, 2008.
  2. ^ "Ehud Havazelet." Writers Directory, 24th ed. St. James Press, 2008

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