Benjamin Wood

Benjamin Wood was born in 1981 and grew up in the north-west of England. He is a lecturer in Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London, and the author of the highly acclaimed debut novel The Bellwether Revivals. His second novel is The Ecliptic.

Books by this Author

The Ecliptic
The Bellwether Revivals

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Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. To slow and speed up the course of time at will. (I suppose that's more of a super power.)

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Absent commas and/or apostrophes. Rudeness. And, for some reason I can't quite decipher: humans dressed as cats.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Only 5? I'll have to be ruthless about this... 'Morning Theft' by Jeff Buckley; 'Thunder Road' by Bruce Springsteen; 'Country Feedback' by REM; 'Waltz No. 2' by Elliott Smith; 'Gemini (Birthday Song)' by Why?

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. The entire village in Shirley Jackson's 'The Lottery'.

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