Questioning faith in the parsha
Ehud Havazelet (born July 13, 1955) is an American novelist and short story writer. Havazelet was born in Jerusalem, Israel. His father, Meir Havazelet, a rabbi and professor at Yeshiva University emigrated to the United States in 1957. 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 creative writing at the University of Oregon.
- Pushcart Prize, 1988
- California Book Award, 1988
- Bay Area Book Reviewers Award, 1988
- Literary Arts Fellowship, 1990
- Literary Arts Fellowship,1994
- Whiting Writers’ Award, 1999
- Oregon Book Award for fiction, 1999
- Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, 2000
- Guggenheim Fellowship, 2001
- Oregon Book Award for fiction, 2008
- 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.