Tantra Bensko


Tantra Bensko, MFA, teaches writing. Naissance Press published her chapbooks, 'Watching the Windows Sleep' and the tiny 'Swinging on the Edge of Day', 10 Pages Press published her chapbook 'Liminal', and ISMs Press published her chapbook, 'The Cabinet of What You Don't See'.

She has over 170 creative writing publications, including several in magazines that gave her awards: Carolina Quarterly, where she won the Academy of American Poets Award, Cezanne's Carrot, Punkpen, The Iowa Journal of Literary Studies, Rose and Thorn which nominated her for 'Pushcart', and Medulla Review, which later dedicated an issue to Lucid Fiction and asked her to co-edit it.

She runs Exclusive Magazine, and the resource site, Experimental Writing, http://experimentalwriting.weebly.com, is a collaborator of the Step Chamber, and instigated the genre Lucid Fiction.

She lives in Berkeley.

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