Bio

David Ebershoff is a writer and editor.

He has written four books, including the international bestseller The Danish Girl, which won the Lambda Literary Award and was adapted into an Oscar-winning film. In 2017 the New York Times named The Danish Girl one of the 25 books that have shaped LGBTQ literature in the past twenty years. David’s third novel, The 19th Wife, was an instant New York Times bestseller and made into a television movie that has aired around the globe. His books have been translated into more than thirty languages to critical acclaim, have won multiple awards, and sold more than a million copies.

David is Vice President & Editor-in-Chief of Hogarth Books, Random House’s boutique literary imprint, and an Executive Editor at Random House. He has edited three Pulitzer Prize winners, a winner of the National Book Award,  an Oprah Book Club selection, and more than more than twenty New York Times bestsellers. Out Magazine has twice featured David annual Out 100 list of influential LGBT people.

Originally from Pasadena, California, he now lives in New York.