David Harris Ebenbach

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David Ebenbach
David Ebenbach, at Georgetown University 2013
David Ebenbach, at Georgetown University 2013
Born (1972-04-19) April 19, 1972 (age 46)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Writer, poet, professor
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Madison;
Vermont College
Genre Poetry; Short Story

David Ebenbach (born April 19, 1972) is a U.S. writer of fiction and poetry, and a teacher and freelance editor.


Ebenbach was born and raised in Philadelphia. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a Ph.D. in Psychology, and from Vermont College with an MFA. He was a visiting professor at Earlham College,[1] living in Ohio. He currently teaches creative writing at Georgetown University.[2]


  • Juniper Prize for Fiction, for The Guy We Didn't Invite To The Orgy
  • Patricia Bibby Award, for We Were The People Who Moved
  • Washington Writers’ Publishing House Fiction Prize, for Into the Wilderness
  • Drue Heinz Literature Prize, for Between Camelots
  • GLCA New Writer's Award.



  • Between Camelots. University of Pittsburgh Press. 2005. ISBN 978-0-8229-4268-9. (short stories)
  • Into the Wilderness. Washington Writers' Publishing House. 2012. ISBN 9780931846656. (short stories)
  • The Guy We Didn't Invite to the Orgy and other stories. University of Massachusetts Press. 2017. ISBN 978-1-62534-261-4. (short stories)


  • Autogeography. Finishing Line Press. 2013. (poetry chapbook)
  • We Were The People Who Moved. Tebot Bach. 2015. ISBN 978-1939678195. (poetry)


  • The Artist's Torah. Wipf and Stock Publishers. 2012. ISBN 978-1-62032-205-5. (non-fiction guide to creativity)


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