Jensen Beach is the author of two story collections, most recently Swallowed by the Cold.

He holds an MFA in fiction from the Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, as well as an MA and BA in English from Stockholm University. He teaches in the BFA program at Johnson State College, where he is the fiction editor at Green Mountains Review. He’s also a faculty member in the MFA Program in Writing & Publishing at Vermont College of Fine Arts. 

His writing has appeared recently in A Public Space, Cincinnati Review, Fifty-Two Stories, Ninth Letter, the Paris Review, and The New Yorker, and online at Tin House, N+1, Kenyon Review, and American Short Fiction, among others. He’s received scholarships from the Napa and Sewanee Writers’ conferences, and is one of the webeditors at Hobart. 

He lives in Vermont with his wife and children.

This is not just a book, but a world.

Jack Livings
on Swallowed by the Cold

Honestly, fans of contemporary short fiction can’t do much better than this.

Chris Bachelder
on Swallowed by the Cold

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