Ben H. Winters is best known for the 2009 parody novel Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, which reached the New York Times best seller list in September 2009. His second novel, Android Karenina (Quirk Books), was published in June of 2010; his young adult novel, The Secret Life of Ms. Finkleman, was published by HarperCollins on September 21, 2010.
He has also written numerous books in the Worst-Case Scenario Series.
Winters's work for the theater includes the Off-Broadway musical Slut, the children's musicals The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, Uncle Pirate, and A (Tooth) Fairy Tale and the Neil Sedaka juke-box musical, Breaking Up Is Hard to Do.
Winters is a 1998 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he was active in the comedy group Mama's Pot Roast. In high school, he played in the punk band Corm, alongside John Davis, now of Title Tracks.