R. Sebastian Bennett was born in New York City and grew up in California. He attended Columbia University, the University of Southern California, and the University of Louisiana – Lafayette, where he was awarded a Doctoral Regents Fellowship. Bennett worked as an Advertising Representative in Tokyo in the late 1980s.
Later, he founded the literary journal, THE SOUTHERN ANTHOLOGY, and taught Fiction Writing at UCLA, University of Louisiana, and Muskingum University, where he directed the Creative Writing Program. Bennett's work is widely published in magazines, including The Brooklyn Review, Columbia Journal, Fiction International, Los Angeles Review, New World Writing, Paris Transcontinental-Sorbonne (FRANCE), The Bombay Review and Modern Literature (INDIA), The Galway Review (IRELAND), Alécart (ROMANIA), and Equus (ENGLAND), and many others. Learn more at rsebastianbennett.com.