Benjamin Schaefer is a writer and editor from upstate New York. He studied literature and creative writing at Bard College and the MFA program at the University of Arizona, where he taught as an instructor in the UA Writing Program and Department of English. His fiction has appeared in Guernica, among other publications, and was featured by The Rumpus as part of their ““This Week in Short Fiction”” series.

Benjamin serves as the prose editor for Fairy Tale Review, and is the recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony for the Arts, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He is currently at work on a collection of short stories and a novel.