“American writer Karen E. Bender is a master of the short story, managing to create fully rounded characters in well-developed plots within a limited word count.” You can read the rest of the review in the Winnipeg Free Press here.
“She articulates our new normal in terms both empathetic and terrifying….Bender unveils the complex set of motives that caused America to impale itself.” You can read the whole review by Scott Poole here.
My story “The New Order” on Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading site
31 Oct 2018
Electric Literature features my story, “The New Order,” from my forthcoming collection, on the Recommended Reading site today, with a generous intro from Molly Antopol. You can read the story here.