Klaus Ebner (b. August 8, 1964) is an Austrian writer, essayist, poet, and translator. Born and raised in Vienna, he began writing at an early age. Ebner's poetry is written in German and Catalan; he also translates French and Catalan literature into German. His works include cultural essays on Catalan topics, and stories dealing with Jewish traditions. His first collection of short stories was printed in 2007. In 2008, Ebner published the short novel Hominide. He has received several literature awards, among them the Youth Prize Erster Österreichischer Jugendpreis in 1982, and the Viennese Wiener Werkstattpreis in 2007. The writer lives in Vienna with his family.