Daniel M. Bensen is an author of speculative fiction, including science fiction, alternate history, and fantasy. His work includes the speculative-biology novel Junction and its sequel Interchange, the optimistic post-apocalyptic comic-book First Knife (with Simon Roy) and the Sidewise Award-winning alternate history short story “Treasure Fleet.”
You may also enjoy his other alternate history short stories, or his self-published novel Groom of the Tyrannosaur Queen. Daniel is represented by Jennie Goloboy of Donald Maass Literary Agency.
Daniel studied biology and history, teaches English as a Foreign Language and International Business Communication, and has survived cancer. After growing up in Chicago, Maine, California, Montana, Japan, and Boston, he followed his then-fiancée to Sofia, Bulgaria, where he has continued to grow up. He now teaches, writes, and resides with his wife, daughters, and in-laws in the Balkan Tower of Matriarchy.