Benjamin Woodard lives in Connecticut and holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. He is editor in chief at Atlas and Alice Literary Magazine and frequently contributes literary criticism to Publishers Weekly and Kenyon Review Online. His fiction has appeared in Hobart, Atticus Review, jmww, New South, and others. He teaches English and creative writing at a handful of colleges and universities, is a member of the National Book Critics Circle, and was a 2017 finalist for Smokelong Quarterly’s Kathy Fish Fellowship. His essays are featured in the recently released anthology, Miscellany, from Run Amok Books.
“For me, this collection is very much about the effects of globalization on cultural identity, how we choose the stories worth telling, and who has the authority to tell those stories”: Donald Quist talks with Benjamin Woodard about his new collection, For Other Ghosts, out from Awst Press.
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