Welcome to the internet home of Benjamin Reed


The Quiet Hunt “is how a missing sister and the search to find her reveals a life, a family and a country. Beautifully done.”

-Junot Díaz


“Reed nails it.”

-Lyndsey Reese, Ploughshares


Better This Way “is full of beautiful language and an eminently approachable voice that lend it, yes, that genuine, heartfelt feeling.”

-Monica Riese, The Austin Chronicle


She Rises With the Dawn “[is] so good you’ll want to tuck it in your pocket … Reed proves he’s an emerging writer to watch.”

-Avery Anthology of New Fiction