Ehud Havazelet, American author, Died at 60


Ehud Havazelet was born on July 13, 1955, and died on November 5, 2015.

He was 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.

Ehud graduated from Columbia University in 1977, and received an M.F.A at the University of Iowa Writers Workshop in 1984.

He was a Wallace Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University from 1984 to 1989.

Ehud taught creative writing at Oregon State University from 1989 to 1999.

He began teaching at the University of Oregon in 1999 and held the position of Professor of Creative Writing at the time of his death in 2015.

Ehud passed away at age 60 in November 2015.