Ben Berman Ghan is a writer, editor, and scholar from Toronto Canada finishing an HBA from The University of Toronto and moving on to an MA in English at Ryerson University. He has previously served as the Fiction Editor of The Spectatorial, Associate Editor for The Hart House Review and The Goose, and is the editor of a book of non-fiction for Guernica Editions. He’s the author of many short stories, as well as a few essays and poems. His novel What We See in the Smoke will be published June 6th 2019 from Crowsnest Books.
He has no favorite book, but is in the mood for either Neil Gaiman’s American Gods and Ted Chiang’s Stories of Your Life and Others, with a good sample of Paul Versmeerch’s Don’t Let It End Like This Tell Them I Said Something, Larisa Lai’s “Automaton Diaries,” Cherie Dimaline’s “The Marrow Thieves,” and anything by N. K. Jemisin.
“We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.”
― Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead