Ben Saxton is a writer who lives in New Orleans. His essays and nonfiction have appeared in The Big Roundtable, Academic MedicineThe Health Humanities Reader, the Flannery O’Connor Review, Tolkien Studies, Two Plus Two Magazine, and some other places.  He graduated from Lafayette College and received his PhD in American literature from Rice University.

Ben teaches at Tulane Medical School and Bard Early College. He’s also a member of the Peauxdunque Writers Alliance.