TITLE: Benjamin Percy: 2013 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Benjamin Percy
EVENT DATE: 09/22/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 43 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Benjamin Percy appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Benjamin Percy is the author of two novels, "Red Moon" 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.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2013