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Cara Benson

Cara Benson’s writing has been published in The New York Times, Boston Review, Best American Poetry, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship and the bpNichol Award. WHAT WOULD EMMA GOLDMAN DO? is her current work in progress.

Modern Bodies

It happens that you’ve decided to walk around like a woman. You think this will be fun, but what exactly do you mean? It’s crazy, but already you feel like a fraud.

from What Would Emma Goldman Do?

Today is an anti-fracking rally at the state capitol. I am trying to think of just the right sign to make as if the language could save us.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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