Finalist in the 2021 Nick Adams Short Story Contest
Read the story: A View from the Shore
“‘A View from the Shore’ struck me for its beautiful language.”
– Final judge Sandra Cisneros
More about Ben Short:
- First-year student at Grinnell College
- Majors: Philosophy and Psychology (intended)
- Hometown: Ridgefield, CT
ACM: What sparked your interest in writing, and how did you get started writing fiction?
Short: My interest in writing emerged from reading lots of fiction. I started writing stories out of curiosity until it became something I loved doing.
ACM: How have you developed your writing while you’ve been at Grinnell?
Short: The professors at Grinnell have been incredibly helpful and supportive.