Benjamin Myers is an award-winning author, poet and journalist.
His novel The Offing, was a best-seller and shortlisted as one of Waterstones' Best Novels of 2020, was a Radio 2 Book Club Pick and Radio 4's Book At Bedtime. It was also Top 5 best-seller in Germany, has sold over 300,000 copies, and was adapted for stage. Other works include The Gallows Pole, which won the Walter Scott Prize and is currently being adapted as a BBC TV series by Shane Meadows starring Michael Socha, George MacKay and Thomas Turgoose; Beastings (winner of the Portico Prize for Literature), Pig Iron (winner of the Gordon Burn Prize), These Darkening Days, Turning Blue, Richard and the acclaimed non-fiction work Under The Rock. His work has been translated into several languages. His debut short story collection, Male Tears, was published in 2021.
His new novel The Perfect Golden Circle is published in May 2022.
Benjamin Myers lives in West Yorkshire, UK.