Benjamin Percy is a fiction author and essayist whose work appears in a variety of contexts including anthology collections, graphic novels, and radio readings. His many honors include a National Endowment for the Arts grant, a Whiting Award, the Plimpton Prize, a Pushcart Prize, and inclusion in Best American Short Stories. His highly praised novel, The Wilding (published by Graywolf Press), won the 2011 Society of Midlands Authors Award for Fiction. His collection of stories, Refresh, Refresh was also published as a graphic novel, and his fiction and nonfiction have been read on National Public Radio, performed at Symphony Space, and published by Esquire, where he is a regular contributor. His newest book is the psychological thriller Red Moon, to be published in May 2013.
"Percy skillfully mines the psychic Wildernesses of his characters." — Publishers Weekly
"The Wilding is one of the best novels published this fall, and if you haven’t read Percy before, it’s the perfect introduction to a remarkable American voice." — Powells.com