Benjamin Percy is the author of two novels, Red Moon (forthcoming from Grand Central/ Hachette in May, 2013) and The Wilding (Graywolf Press, 2010), as well as two books of stories, Refresh, Refresh (Graywolf Press, 2007) and The Language of Elk (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2006).
His fiction and nonfiction have been read on National Public Radio, performed at Symphony Space, and published by Esquire (where he is a contributing editor), GQ, Time, Men's Journal, Outside, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, Glimmer Train, Ploughshares, and the Paris Review.
His honors include a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Whiting Writers' Award, the Plimpton Prize, two Pushcart Prizes, and inclusion in Best American Short Stories and Best American Comics.
He is currently adapting The Wilding into a screenplay for filmmaker Guillermo Arriaga (Babel, 21 Grams) and completing a novel called The Dead Lands (forthcoming from Grand Central/Hachette in 2014).
He has taught at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.