Benjamin Rosenbaum
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Benjamin Rosenbaum
Benjamin Rosenbaum
Born (1969-08-23) August 23, 1969 (age 50)

Benjamin Rosenbaum (born August 23, 1969) is an American science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction writer and computer programmer, whose stories have been finalists for the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Award, the BSFA award, and the World Fantasy Award.[1]


Born in New York City but raised in Arlington, Virginia, Rosenbaum received degrees in computer science and religious studies from Brown University.

His past software development positions include designing software for the National Science Foundation, designing software for the D.C. city government, and being one of the founders of Digital Addiction (which created the online game Sanctum).

His first professionally published story appeared in 2001. His work has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's Science Fiction, Harper's, Nature, and McSweeney's Quarterly Concern. It has also appeared on the websites Strange Horizons and Infinite Matrix, and in various year's best anthologies. The Ant King and Other Stories, a collection of Rosenbaum's short fiction, was published by Small Beer Press.

His first novel was published by Piper Verlag in German under the title Die Auflösung in May 2018.[2]

Personal life

Rosenbaum formerly lived in Washington, DC, with his wife Esther and children Aviva and Noah.[3]. He currently lives near Basel, Switzerland.[4]

Selected stories

He released all seven stories under Creative Commons licenses, in the latter three cases allowing others to modify the work.


  1. ^ "God's really weird", Locus, October 2005.
  2. ^ "Die Auflösung (in German)". Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-10. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Über Benjamin Rosenbaum (at Piper Verlag, in German)". Retrieved .

External links

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