Ben Loory

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Ben Loory

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Ben Loory's second collection, Tales of Falling and Flying, was just released by Penguin Books. His first collection, Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day (Penguin, 2011), was a selection of the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Program, and is now in its ninth printing. Loory's fables and tales have appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, READ Magazine, and Fairy Tale Review, and been heard on This American Life and Selected Shorts. Loory is also the author of a picture book for children, The Baseball Player and the Walrus (Dial Books for Young Readers, 2015). He is a graduate of Harvard and the American Film Institute, and currently lives in Los Angeles, where he teaches at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, and no longer writes screenplays. Find out more at