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My name is Ben Cartwright

I am a poet and fiction writer living in Spokane, Washington. My first book of poetry After Our Departure was published by Sage Hill Press in 2016. My poetry chap book The Meanest Things Pick Clean was published by Floating Bridge Press in 2017.

You can listen to me and other Washington state poets read our work for the Pictures of Poets project created by Dean Davis.

The artist Jon Merrell and I created a rules-light role-playing game called Vikings Vs. Vampires for Spokane Zine Fest 2023.

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