I’ll be teaching my generative craft course, “Story Factory,” for writers of fiction and nonfiction, for the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, Saturdays, May 6 to June 10, 12-2:30 pm EST via zoom. Info here:
My novel, “Like Normal People,” was included in Susan Straight’s map of 1,001 novels to read to find the real America. You can see the list here. https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2023-05-28/american-novels-1001-literary-geography-map-states
My story “The Elevator,” which appeared in Guernica and in my collection The New Order, is included in an anthology, “Love in the Time of Time’s Up,” published by Tortoise Books. You can buy the anthology here.
The New Order on List of Best Books of 2018 by PopMatters
29 Dec 2018
“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.