Jeff Ewing

Poet, Fiction Writer

Sacramento, CA
California US

Author's Bio

Jeff Ewing is the author of the short story collection "The Middle Ground", published by Into the Void Press, and the poetry collection "Wind Apples" from Terrapin Books. His stories, poems, and essays have appeared in Subtropics, Crazyhorse, ZYZZYVA, Sugar House Review, Willow Springs, South Carolina Review, Southwest Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Utne Reader, and Saint Ann's Review, among others. His one-act and full-length plays have been staged in New York and Los Angeles.

Publications & Prizes


Wind Apples (Terrapin Books, 2021)
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The Monarch Review
The Timberline Review
Tule Review
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Prizes won: 
  • Pushcart Prize nominations
  • Best of the Web Nominations
  • Finalist, Catamaran Poetry Prize
  • Finalist, Barry Spacks Poetry Prize
  • Second Place, Atticus Review Flash Fiction Contest
  • Finalist, Split Rock Review Poetry Chapbook Contest
  • Semi-Finalist, American Short(er) Fiction Contest
  • Second Runner-Up, Epiphany Chapbook Contest
  • Winner, Maxim Mazumdar New Play Award
  • Winner, FirstStage One-Act Play Competition

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Thomas Pynchon, Per Petterson, William Faulkner, Galway Kinnell, Wallace Stevens, Kurt Vonnegut, Richard Brautigan, Louise Erdrich, Thomas Lux, Malcolm Lowry, W. B. Yeats, Robert Frost, Louise Gluck, Alice Munro, Knut Hamsun, John Ashbery, John McPhee, Larry McMurtry

More Information

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Fluent in: 
English, Norwegian
Born in: 
Gettysburg, PA
Raised in: 
Sacramento, CA
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Last update: May 10, 2023