A native of Massachusetts, Ben Shattuck is a graduate and former Teaching-Writing Fellow of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He has taught writing courses at New Zealand's Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Iowa. He is the Director of the Cuttyhunk Island Writers' Residency (www.cuttyhunkislandresidency.com) and the Lead Curator of the Dedee Shattuck Gallery. You can find his writing in the Harvard Review, The Paris Review Daily, The Common, Lit Hub, Kinfolk Magazine, The New Republic, Salon.com, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and the Millions, among other publications. You can find his paintings at benshattuck.com