Feb 152013

Anders Benson lives in the mountains of western Maine with his wife and their menagerie of pets. Having always enjoyed the outdoors, he is a state-certified wilderness survival instructor.His love of travel led him to spend time in North America, Europe, and North Africa. He has held held a variety of occupations including welding and steel fabrication, pet care service, and railroad car mechanics. He spends his free time hiking, skiing and snowboarding, whitewater canoeing, and hunting. He has a wide array of interests and enjoys practicing long-range marksmanship and reading about history and theoretical physics.

“I incorporate varied aspects of my personality in my writing, from my wry sense of humor to my interest in psychology.”

   His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Diverse Voices Quarterly, Gemini Magazine, Soundings East, and Spork.