Ben Greenman is an editor at the New Yorker and the author of several acclaimed books of fiction, including Superbad, Superworse, and A Circle is a Balloon and Compass Both: Stories About Human Love. His fiction, essays, and journalism have appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Paris Review, Zoetrope: All Story, McSweeneys, and Opium, and he has been widely anthologized.
His current projects include Correspondences, a limited-edition handcrafted letterpress publication created by Hotel St. George Press (due in November 2008) and Please Step Back, a novel published by Melville House (due in April 2009). He is also a regular contributor to the music and psychology blog moistworks.com.
He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.