Benjamin Brindise


silence falls
hides huge 'impact

'My husband chopped off my hands'

kills baby:
Boy, 16, convicted

conspired to deceive
A guide to where we are


Just Buffalo teaching artist Benjamin Brindise is the author of the chapbook ROTTEN KID (Ghost City Press, 2017), the full length collection of poetry Those Who Favor Fire, Those Who Pray to Fire with Justin Karcher (EMP Books, 2018), and the short fiction micro chap The Procession (Ghost City Press, 2018). He has represented Buffalo, NY in the National Poetry Slam in 2015, 2016, and 2018, helping Buffalo to place as high as 9th in the country. His poetry and fiction has been published widely online and in print including Maudlin HouseTrailer Park Quarterly, and Peach Mag.