Ben Shaberman


Title - About

Ben is the author of two books: Jerry’s Vegan Women (fiction, 2015) and The Vegan Monologues (essays, 2009). Both were published by Apprentice House, Loyola University Maryland.

His writing has been featured by prominent media including: The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, National Public Radio, The Baltimore Sun, The Des Moines Register, VegNews, and Sky and Telescope Magazine.

Ben’s essays and stories have appeared in print and online journals including: Empty Mirror, The Good Men Project, Flock, Work Literary Magazine, Sport Literate, The Artist Unleashed, and Smile Hon You’re in Baltimore.

HeĀ holds a master of arts in writing from Johns Hopkins University, as well as a master of science in computer systems management from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor of science in computer information science from Cleveland State University.

Ben has also been a staff writer for retinal research, non-profit, long-term care, and hospice care organizations.

In 2003, Ben won the Penny Ante Humor Scholarship at the Stonecoast Writers’ Conference (University of Southern Maine).

In 2002, he won second place at the Des Moines National Poetry Festival.

He’s been a vegetarian since 1991 and a vegan since 2004.