Reviews

Flit: A Poetry Mashup of Classic Literature

“…‘Minor’ and ‘major’ literatures, in Bensie’s exuberant hands, come together on unexpected ground. This engagement proves most felicitous indeed.”
–Yermiyahu Ahron Taub, author of Prayers of a Heretic: Poems

“…A remarkable achievement well worth the read.”
–Clifton Snider, literary scholar, critic, novelist, and author of Moonman: New and Selected Poems

“…It’s enough to make a bookworm blush!”
— Gregory Woods, poet, author of An Ordinary Dog

One Gay American

“…Bensie handles this with the assurance of a master storyteller, using uncomplicated prose to tell his rather complicated life.”
Out in Print

“…an intense and profound memoir.”
Seattle PI

“…‘One Gay American’ is a strong pick for general memoir collections and for gay studies topics as well.”
Midwest Book Review

Shorn: Toys to Men

“…A poignant read about a little known issue… particularly topical in these days of bullying and gay teens committing suicide, this brings to light one man’s tremendous struggle.”
Library Journal

“One of the best overlooked books of 2011.”
The Advocate

“…Mr. Bensie bares all and dares the reader to deal with it.”
New York Journal of Books