Ben Bush

Art Discipline: 
Iowa City, IA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Feb 4, 2019 to Mar 1, 2019
Ben Bush is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He is managing editor at The Organist podcast from McSweeney’s/KCRW and was a 2017-2018 Fulbright Fellow to Bulgaria.

His fiction has appeared in The Iowa Review, The Literary Review, Yeti, The Fanzine, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn. His non-fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Salon, Bookforum, The Believer, Flavorwire, Los Angeles Review of Books, Poets & Writers, San Francisco Chronicle, Alternet, Bitch, and Conversations with William T. Vollmann (University of Mississippi Press).

He has received fellowships and scholarships from the Truman Capote Founadation, Vermont Studio Center, Kimmel Harding Nelson, Key West Literary Seminars, Telus Community Investment, and Sozopol Fiction Seminars. He was a founding board member of the Center for Afrofuturist Studies.