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Ben Loory

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Ben Loory

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Full Name: Ben Loory
Born: July 11, 1971
Dover, New Jersey, USA
Occupation: Writer, Musician
Nationality: American


Ben Loory is an American short fiction writer based in Los Angeles. His first book, a collection entitled Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day, was published by Penguin Books on July 26, 2011. It was chosen as a Fall Selection of the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Program, and was an August Selection of the Starbucks Coffee Bookish Reading Club.

Loory's work has also appeared in numerous literary journals, including Gargoyle Magazine, Quick Fiction, Keyhole Quarterly, and the Antioch Review. His story "The TV" was published in the April 12, 2010 issue of The New Yorker which also featured an interview with the author.

Loory graduated from Harvard University magna cum laude in 1993 with a BA in Visual & Environmental Studies, and earned an MFA in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute in 1996. As a screenwriter, he has worked for Jodie Foster, Alex Proyas, and Mark Johnson. He is a member of the Writers Guild of America, West, the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and the Horror Writers Association.

Loory is also a musician. He was a member of Soda & his Million Piece Band, in which he played mandolin and baritone saxophone. Their music was featured in the soundtrack for the film Waitress (2007), directed by Adrienne Shelly.

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