I am thrilled that my new story collection, “The New Order,” will be published by Counterpoint Press this fall. Here is the announcement from Publisher’s Lunch: National Book Award Finalist and author of REFUND, Karen E. Bender’s THE NEW ORDER, a … Continue reading →
I’m happy to announce that I’ll be teaching an intensive 3-week workshop at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop this summer. You can find information about the workshop here. Applications are due on March 1. Apply!
Judge for National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Program
02 Oct 2016
I was honored to be one of the judges for the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Program. My selection was the novel “Transoceanic Lights” by S. Li. You can read about the winners and judges here.