Bookriot included my story “Where to Hide in a Synagogue,” in a list of 34 of the “Best Short Stories of All Time.” You can read the list of all the stories here: https://bookriot.com/best-short-stories-of-all-time/.
I’m excited to teach a course, “From Realism to Surrealism to Speculative: Developing Strangeness in Your Work” for the MFA program at SUNY Stony Brook this spring. Details here. https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/southampton/mfa/cwl/courses_spring_2022
The Billfold reviews Refund
18 Jan 2015
The Billfold says: “Bender’s evocative prose takes us immediately to a place that we recognize, even if we haven’t yet lived there ourselves…I loved Refund. Highly recommended.” You can read the full review here.