“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.
Video craft essay, “Adjusting Your Pace: How to Get Your Story to Move” up on Electric Literature
24 Feb 2017
My video essay on pace in stories and similarities to movement phrases is up on the website Electric Literature. You can read the essay here.