Benjamin Rachlin grew up in New Hampshire. He studied English at Bowdoin College, where he won the Sinkinson Prize, and writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where he won Schwartz and Brauer fellowships. His work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in The New York Times Magazine, Virginia Quarterly Review, TIME, Pacific Standard, Orion, LitHub, and Five Dials. He lives near Boston.

His first book, Ghost of the Innocent Man, is available now from Little, Brown & Company.