Jeff Bender is a graduate of Columbia’s School of the Arts, where he studied on a fiction scholarship, and Davidson College (N.C.), where he captained the wrestling team.
He’s the winner of Richard Hugo House’s New Works Competition and an Artist Trust grant, and he’s held residencies at the Edward F. Albee Foundation (Montauk, N.Y.), the Jentel Artist Residency Program (Banner, Wyo.), the Norman Mailer Writers Center (Provincetown, Mass.), and Seattle Arts & Lectures.
He lives near Philadelphia with his wife and 2 kids.
Representation: William LoTurco, LoTurco Literary, New York.