Karen E. Bender

Karen E. Bender is a novelist and short story writer. Her collection of stories, Refund, was a finalist in 2015 for the National Book Award. The collection The New Order was published recently.
A painting of a bread line
Fiction

The Shame Exchange

Karen E. Bender
January 21, 2019
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Fiction

The Pilot’s Instructions

Karen E. Bender
October 1, 2018