Cara Benson - Bio

Cara Benson (hereafter "I") is the author of "Cara Benson" and of the poetry book (made). I've been published in The New York Times, Boston Review, and Best American Poetry. New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow in Poetry.

Currently, I'm working on non-fiction fiction: a true novel.

I am a Graduate Advisor in Creative Writing at Prescott College. I've been a Visiting Writer at NY State Writers Institute at SUNY Albany, UPENN, Rhode Island School of Design, and Skidmore College and taught poetry and poetics in a NY State Prison from 2005 to 2014. I also work with individual clients one-on-one through GrubStreet or directly. More information available here.