Ben LeRoy was born, grew up, and continues to live in Madison, WI. In addition to other things, he is a freelance book editor and the executive director of the Independent Publishers Caucus. In a former version of this life he served as founder and publisher of Bleak House Books and Tyrus Books. He also volunteered in all 50 States for the Be Local Everywhere Project.
Currently at work on his own novel and other projects including The Inabsolute Mix. In spare time he climbs rocks and takes long walks. Life is constantly trying to find peace in nature, attempting to untangle mysteries of the universe, and trying to dig the perfect hole in his garden.