Damien Ober is a novelist and screenwriter. His work has appeared in The Rumpus, NOON, Confrontation, B O D Y Literature, The Baltimore City Paper, VLAK and port.man.teau. He was a co-winner of the 2002 Sherwood Anderson Award and was nominated for a 2012 Pushcart Prize. His screenplay Randle is Benign was selected for the 2013 Black List. Damien Ober was a 2008 Shadow Senate candidate for Washington D.C. Doctor Benjamin Franklin’s Dream America is his debut novel.