• August 10, 2021

Ben Greenman is a New York Times-bestselling author who has written both fiction (the novels The Slippage and Please Step Back; the short-story collections What He’s Poised To DoSuperbad) and nonfiction (the hip-hop memoir Mo Meta Blues, with Questlove, and George Clinton’s acclaimed autobiography Brothas Be ‘Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You?‘).  He worked as an editor at the New Yorker for almost fifteen years and his writing appears there and elsewhere, including the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, and the Paris Review.  His next book, Emotional Rescue, a collection of essays about music, will be released in August by Little A. He is also a parent.

Ben read at Pen Parentis on October 8th, 2013. Follow this link to see all the books featured in Season 10. Learn more about the author at his website.

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