Karen E. Bender is the author of Refund, which was a finalist for the National Book Award for fiction, short-listed for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, and long-listed for the Story Prize. She is also the author of the novels Like Normal People and A Town of Empty Rooms. She is the Visiting Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at Hollins University.
ARTICLES FEATURING KAREN
Ten Commandments of Writing
Nancy Spiller and Karen E. Bender discuss being an outsider, the role of literary fiction for modern readers, and the 10 commandments of writing....