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Ben Short

Ben Short February 2, 2022

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

Ben ShortMore 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.

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