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!
My story, “Anything for Money” from Refund, is a “Selected Short Read” for the NYC Subway Library. You can read the story, and many others, here.
“The Man Who Hated Us and Then Forgot” in The Fourth River magazine
25 Oct 2016
My short short creative nonfiction piece, “The Man Who Hated Us and Then Forgot” is included in The Fourth River magazine issue, a tribute to the Melanie Brown lecture series. You can read my story here (it’s on p. 9).