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Ben Greenman




Interview Friday 17th September 4pm
Reading Friday 17th September 9.30pm


Ben Greenman is an editor at the New Yorker and the author of several acclaimed books of fiction, including Superbad, Superworse, A Circle is a Balloon and Compass Both: Stories About Human Love. His fiction, essays, and journalism have appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Paris Review, Zoetrope: All Story, McSweeneys, and Opium, and he has been widely anthologized.

More recent publications include Correspondences, a limited-edition handcrafted letterpress publication created by Hotel St. George Press, Please Step Back, a novel published by Melville House and What He’s Poised To Do, stories from Harper Perrenial. He is also a regular contributor to the music and psychology blog moistworks.com. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.


Click here to visit Greenman's homepage.

(Extracts of Ben Greenman's work available in festival brochure.)


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