Bio

Ben Rawluk is a fiction writer and poet living in Vancouver, British Columbia. His a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s MFA in Creative Writing, and has worked at PRISM international, Geist Magazine and Adbusters. Currently, he is the managing editor of Poetry is Dead.

Ben’s fiction straddles a shifting line between literary fiction and genre, and he draws inspiration from the works of Kelly Link, George Saunders, Aimee Bender, Jeff Noon and Karen Russell. His poetry eschews line breaks. Ben’s worlds are shot through with disgruntled, failing super-heroes and urbane monsters.

Ben’s first poetry chapbook, I Have Never Been to Manila, was published by Horse of Operation Press in November 2012.