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Benjamin Percy is the author of two novels, Red Moon (Grand Central/Hachette, 2013) and The Wilding, as well as two books of short stories, “Refresh, Refresh” and “The Language of Elk.” His fiction and nonfiction have been published in Esquire (where he is a contributing editor), GQ, Time, Men's Journal, Outside, The Wall Street Journal, Tin House and the Paris Review. His honors include an NEA fellowship, the Whiting Writer's Award, the Plimpton Prize, the Pushcart Prize and inclusion in Best American Short Stories and Best American Comics. He is working on a novel, “The Dead Lands,” forthcoming from Grand Central/Hachette in 2014. He is the writer-in-residence at St. Olaf College and teaches at the low-residency MFA program at Pacific University.

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Benjamin Percy

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