Amy Benson

Amy Benson’s book, The Sparkling-Eyed Boy (Houghton Mifflin 2004), was the 2003 Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize winner in creative nonfiction, sponsored by Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference. Recent work has appeared in journals such as Agni, BOMB, Boston Review, New England Review, Triquarterly, PANK, diagram, Seneca Review, Hotel Amerika, Denver Quarterly, and Black Warrior Review. She teaches in the Writing Program at Columbia University and is the co-founder of the First Person Plural Reading Series in Harlem.

A Clear Cut

By Amy Benson

We are trying to piece together the order of perception. We can agree that the windows were frosted and we saw nothing before we entered the gallery. We walked in […]