Benjamin Davis

Benjamin Davis is a freelance columnist and fiction writer with works in dozens of journals such as Hobart Pulp, Jersey Devil Press, Sky Island Journal, Maudlin House, Star 82 Review. When he is not telling stories, he writes a monthly column for Lustery POV and is the managing editor of Sexography.

email: daviscommabenjamin@gmail.com
newsletter: The Pigeon Post
twitter: @_davis_benjamin
portfolio

columns

Locker Room Talk [Lustery POV]
Conversations with Russians [Russia Beyond]
What Happened When Frank Died [Talk Vomit]

collaborations

Flash-365 [with Nikita Klimov]
The Uninvited Guests [with Nastia L.]
The Babushka Society [with S.I.R. podcast]
The Fox & The Bear [with Stephanie Stickel]
What Happened When Frank Died [with Lady Prozac]

books

The King of FU (poetry)[Nada Blank Press]

short fiction

Teacup [Five on the Fifth]
Three stories [Misery Tourism]
Inside the Last Cinnamon Raising Bagel [Jersey Devil Press]
Houses of Straw [Better than Starbucks]
Expatriating Down a Rabbit Hole [Bending Genres]
The Uninvited Guests [Slippery Elm Press (*Finalist: Deanna Tulley Multimedia Contest)]
The Most Beautiful Woman in the World [Cease, Cows]
Kids These Days in [Defenestration]
Oonglefubblejimp [Lotus-eater Magazine (Issue 12)]
Slow Motion Man [Digging Press]
Nobody Can Figure Out Why John Fed Himself to a Bear [Back Patio Press]
Mr. Sandman [(P. 67) in Three Drops from a Cauldron #27]
The Domovoi [(P. 24) in Three Drops from a Cauldron: #28]
My Father the 600 LB Man Wants to Be Called Bruce Now [Talk Vomit]
Are Cats the Dominant Life Form on Earth? [Slackjaw]

memoir

Huggerlovers [Sky Island Journal (Issue 19)]
Crying at the Russian Ballet [Hobart Pulp]
Forty Cents Worth of a Story [Star 82 Review]
How to Wave at Strangers in Cars [5×5]
The Most Beautiful Thing I’ve Ever Seen [Flash-365]
Coping with Unemployment while My Grandmother Is Dying [Eunoia Review]

poetry

Three Poems That Have Something (Or Nothing) To Do With Love [(upcoming) Maudlin House]
Three Poems Sponsored by my Seasonal Depression [Maudlin House]
Lost in Isolation [Star 82 Review]
Three Prose Poems That Might Be About Cats [Maudlin House]
Four Prose Poems [SOFTBLOW]
Two Poems [Eunoia Review]
Basement Blues [Rat’s Ass Review (Winter 2020)]
ORGASM [Muskeg]
The Playlist at My Mother’s Funeral [(Audio) in If It’s Not 1 Thing Its Your Mother]

essays

Contemplating My Bisexuality While Gettin’ Swole
That Time I Got Illegal Russian Butt Surgery
The Massage That Made Me Betray My Country
The Art of Staying Sober
The Art of Failing to Quit Smoking
That Time I Got My Eyeballs Lasered in South Korea
Yoga For Clumsy Idiots
‘I’d Rather Be Here”: And Expat Perspective from South Korea
Exploring My Prostate One Eggplant at a Time
Life Feels Safe in South Korea Right Now
Everything I Know About Love I Learned in Elementary School

interviews