Benjamin Percy is the author of four novels — The Dark Net (published this August by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), The Dead Lands, Red Moon and The Wilding — as well as two books of short stories, Refresh, Refresh and The Language of Elk, and a craft book, Thrill Me: Essays on Fiction.

He writes the Green Arrow and Teen Titans series for DC Comics, and James Bond for Dynamite Entertainment. His fiction and nonfiction have been published in Esquire, GQ, Time, Men’s Journal, Outside, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, McSweeney’s, and the Paris Review.

His honors include an NEA fellowship, the Whiting Writer’s Award, the Plimpton Prize, two Pushcart Prizes and inclusion in Best American Short Stories and Best American Comics. Learn more about him at

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