Benjamin Schaefer /
March 1, 2023
The Rainbow Issue Editor’s Note | Benjamin Schaefer

About The Author

Benjamin Schaefer

Benjamin Schaefer is a writer and editor from upstate New York. He studied literature and creative writing at Bard College and at the MFA program at the University of Arizona. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Best American Nonrequired ReadingElectric LiteratureGuernicaLiterary Hub, Poets & Writers, and The Southern Review, and he is the recipient of fellowships and grants from the Elizabeth George Foundation, MacDowell, Millay Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He edited The Rainbow Issue of Fairy Tale Review, which was a finalist for the 2024 Lambda Literary Award for Outstanding LGBTQ+ Anthology.