Thomas Benz recently won the 2017 Serena McDonald Kennedy Award for a short story collection sponsored by Snake Nation Press. The resulting book Home and Castle can be found at www.snakenationpress.org and on Amazon. He won the Solstice Literary Magazine Short Fiction Contest in 2011 and was a finalist in 2013.
He has numerous stories published with magazines such as The Madison Review, William and Mary Review, the Beacon Street Review, Blue Lake Review, Carve and others. He was a finalist in the Flannery O’Connor Short Fiction Collection Contest, also a finalist or honorable mention for the New Millennium Short Fiction Contest.
He lives with his wife and son in Evanston, Illinois. His website is www.indielit.net.
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