Benjamin Percy

Benjamin Percy is author of the novel, The Wilding, and two collections of short stories, Refresh, Refresh, and The Language of Elk. His short story, "Refresh, Refresh," received a Pushcart Prize and was anthologized in Best American Short Stories 2006. His next novel, Red Moon, is due out in 2012.

He teaches in the MFA program at Iowa State University and the low-residency MFA program at Pacific University.

Percy's fiction and nonfiction have been read on National Public Radio, performed at Symphony Space, and published by Esquire, Men's Journal, Outside, Paris Review, Chicago Tribune, Glimmer Train, The Wall Street Journal, Poets and Writers, and many other publications.

He lives in Ames, Iowa, with his wife and two children.