Ellis Shuman is author of “Valley of Thracians” and “The Virtual Kibbutz”.
Ellis Shuman was born in Sioux City, Iowa, and immigrated to Israel as a teenager with his family. He completed high school in Jerusalem and served for three years in the Israeli army. He and his wife were founding members of a kibbutz in Israel’s southern desert and now live in a small community in the Judean Hills.
Shuman today works in a marketing company servicing the online gaming industry. In the years 2009 – 2010, his job was relocated to Sofia, Bulgaria. He traveled extensively in Bulgaria as well as in the other countries of the region.
Shuman’s debut collection of short stories, “The Virtual Kibbutz” highlights the changes taking place on the kibbutz. His suspense novel, “Valley of Thracians” is set in modern day Bulgaria.