Ben Mauk is a writer based in Berlin. He was a finalist in feature writing for the 2018 National Magazine Award. His work appears in The New York Times Magazine, Harper's Magazine, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Guardian, The London Review of Books, Granta, The New Yorker online, and elsewhere.
A former Fulbright fellow, he taught literature and creative writing at the University of Iowa and Phillips Academy Andover. He co-founded and directs the Berlin Writers' Workshop.