Oren Shafir is an American author, playwright and poet living in Copenhagen, Denmark.


Literary short stories


From Warsaw to Tel-Aviv to New York, these bittersweet tales take on the themes of Jewish family, persecution and wanderlust.

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Read a sample: Dead Man's Boots

Sunlit Fiction: Short story featured in podcast reading

Horror & suspense flash fiction


Freak yourself out with these very short, thriller and horror tales.

Read a 100-word horror story: Daddy Isn't Dead





About Oren


Read my personal essay about life as an immigrant to Denmark, originally published in the Danish-Jewish journal, Rambam.

A Cosmopolite Abroad


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