More About the Author
Benjamin Percy is an award-winning novelist, comics writer and screenwriter.
His new novel, The Dead Lands (Grand Central/Hachette, 2015), is a post-apocalyptic reimagining of the Lewis and Clark saga. He is also the author of the novels Red Moon (Grand Central/Hachette, 2013) and The Wilding (Graywolf Press, 2010), as well as two books of stories, Refresh, Refresh (Graywolf Press, 2007) and The Language of Elk (Grand Central/Hachette 2013; Carnegie Mellon, 2006).
He writes the Green Arrow series for DC Comics. 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, Tin House, Glimmer Train, Ploughshares, and many other magazines and journals.
His honors include an NEA fellowship, the Whiting Writers' Award, the Plimpton Prize, two Pushcart Prizes, and inclusion in Best American Short Stories and Best American Comics.
His original crime series, Black Gold, about the oil fields of North Dakota, is currently in development with Starz and produced by Fremantle Media. The pilot will be shot by filmmaker James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now, Smashed). With Oscar-winner Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind) he is adapting his novel Red Moon into a series for FOX TV.
Learn more about him at www.benjaminpercy.com.