Writer. Wordsmith. Author.
Words, You See, are the Thing
Bronx-born wordsmith Larry Benjamin is the writer of the allegorical novella, and, a gay novel, which is a 2014 Lambda Literary finalist and a 2014 IPPY Gold Medalist. His third ook, catalogu of short tories ha a 2013 Rainbow Award Runner-Up in the Best Gay Contemporary General Fiction category. His debut ovel,, was republishe by Carina Press in March 2012.
Larry considers himself less a writer than a wordsmith—an artist whose chosen medium is the written word rather than clay or paint or bronze.
He is th poe of stories whose haracters are determined to keep their place in a world; if they an hardly discover a place, they get a place. Only when their lives aren ’ t erfect, it 's not because they ’ re gay but because they 're human. And like all humans they often suffer the consequences of ego and bad judgment.
He lives in Philadelphia with his stepfather and their two rescued dogs.