Benjamin Davis

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

Benjamin Davis is an American writer living somewhere outside of America with works in BoothHobart Pulp, Maudlin House, Bending Genres, Star 82 Review, Cease Cows, Sky Island Journal, Three Drops Press, and many elsewheres.

He is a co-founder of Chill Subs, a database of 3000+ literary magazines, 1200+ writing contests, and more working to help make writers' lives not so freaking exhausting. 

Publications & Prizes


Bending Genres
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Digging Through the Fat
Down in the Dirt
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Olney Magazine
The Drabble
Three Drops from a Cauldron


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Third Wednesday
Prizes won: 


  • Slippery Elm Press Literary Journal (Deanna Tulley Multimedia Prize) – Finalist [2020]
  • The Gateway Review (Annual Flash Fiction Contest) – Semi-finalist [2020]
  • The Cupboard (Annual Chapbook Contest) – Honorable Mention [2019]
  • Third Wednesday's Annual Poetry Contest - Honorable Mention
  • Readers’ Favorite Book Awards (The King of FU)- Silver Medal Winner (Young Adult, Coming of Age) [2019]
  • New England Book Festival (The King of FU) – Runner-up [2019]

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, Etgar Keret, Kelly Link, Aimee Bender, Mariana Enriquez, Kevin Wilson
What I'm reading now: 
Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enriquez

More Information

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Born in: 
Worcester, MA
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Last update: Jun 10, 2023