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Author Benjamin PercyBenjamin Percy is the author of three novels, most recent among them The Dead Lands (Grand Central/Hachette, April 2015), a post apocalyptic reimagining of the Lewis and Clark saga. He is also the author of Red Moon (Grand Central/Hachette, May 2013) and The Wilding (Graywolf Press, 2010), as well as two books of short stories, Refresh, Refresh (Graywolf Press, 2007) and The Language of Elk (Grand Central/Hachette, 2012; 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, The Paris Review, McSweeney's, Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, and Tin House. He also works for Detective Comics and writes the Green Arrow series, teamed with artist Patrick Zircher.

His honors include a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Whiting Writers' Award, two Pushcart Prizes, the Plimpton Prize, and inclusion in Best American Short Stories and Best American Comics.

He is adapting Red Moon as a series with Oscar-winner Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind, I am Legend) with producer Ilene Staple for FOX TV. He is also currently at work on the screenplay adaptation of The Wilding for filmmaker Tanya Wexler (Hysteria). His original crime series Black Gold, which takes place in the oil fields of North Dakota, is currently in development at Starz with James Ponsoldt attached to direct.

He has taught at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

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His website: www.benjaminpercy.com
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Benjamin Percy Bibliography


Novels

  • The Wilding - 2010
  • Red Moon - 2013
  • The Dead Lands - April 2015

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Falling $1,500 Prize, 2002 Nelson Algren Award, The Chicago Tribune
  • Tennessee Williams Scholarship, 2003 Sewanee Writers’ Conference
  • Swans $1,000 Editor’s Prize, The Idaho Review, Volume VI, 2004
  • Refresh, Refresh, Best American Short Stories 2006
  • Where to Begin $1,000 Tamarack Award, Minnesota Monthly, 2006
  • The Pushcart Prize Fellowship, 2007
  • $10,000 Plimpton Prize, The Paris Review, 2007
  • Refresh, Refresh, The Pushcart Prize XXXI: Best of the Small Presses, 2007
  • Winner of the Ann Powers Book-length Fiction Award, Council for Wisconsin Writers, 2008
  • Somebody is Going to Have to Pay for This named one of the 100 Distinguished Stories of 2007 in Best American Short Stories 2008
  • In the Rough named one of the 100 Distinguished Stories of 2007 in Best American Short Stories 2008
  • $50,000 Whiting Award, The Whiting Foundation, 2008
  • The Killing named one of the 100 Distinguished Stories of 2008 in Best American Short Stories 2009
  • The Mud Man listed as one of the 100 Notable Stories of the Year in Best American Short Stories 2011
  • 2011 Society of Midlands Authors Award for Fiction: The Wilding
  • Pushcart Prize for the short story Writs of Possession, included in the 2012 Pushcart Prize Anthology
  • $25,000 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts 2012

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