Eric Benson

New York-bred, Austin-based magazine writer Eric Benson's reporting and essays on politics, sports, literature, and technology have appeared in The New York Times MagazineTexas MonthlyGrantlandThe New RepublicNational Journal, and Oxford American. From 2009 to 2013, he worked as a fact-checker and editor at New York. Among his favorite things: the writing of Jorge Luis Borges, the early records of Brad Mehldau, and the smoked brisket at Snow’s BBQ.

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