Ben Mauk is a writer from Baltimore.
He has written for Harper's Magazine, The New Yorker, Granta, The Guardian, The London Review of Books, Virginia Quarterly Review, Vice Magazine, Guernica, and many other publications.
He has taught literature and creative writing at the University of Iowa and Phillips Academy Andover. He co-founded and directs the Berlin Writers' Workshop.
He is a graduate of Cornell University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, the recipient of a Fulbright research fellowship, and a grantee of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
He lives in Berlin.