Cara Benedetto

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Cara Benedetto is a New York City based artist. She has exhibited at Taxter and Spengemann Gallery, Night Gallery, ICA Philadelphia, MOCA Cleveland, and Metro Pictures. Her writing has been published with Area Sneaks, Qui Parle, and Halmos. She has held recent writing workshops at Art Metropole in Toronto, and the Städelschule in Frankfurt. She currently teaches at VCU in Richmond.


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NEWS ABOUT THIS AUTHOR

November 25th, 2016

Blowout Sale For Savage Times

Just in time for the holiday season, Badlands is slashing prices on books and works to help you live through /this/

November 14th, 2016

New Lovers Featured on AskMen SEX100

Men's lifestyle site AskMen included the New Lovers series in their SEX100 list (at #88!) of the people, shows, products, places and trends changing the way people have (and think about) sex in 2016."Featuring a fresh, often startlingly artistic approach to erotica, the series runs the gamut of what... more

October 31st, 2016

NewHive Cara Bendetto Interview with Laura Warman

Burning Blue author Cara Benedetto did a multimedia interview with Laura Warman up now on NewHive. They discuss the role of blood in her novella, why Benedetto writes erotica, and the university classroom as an erotic space among other topics: "As a person working in learning environments, I seek to... more

July 27th, 2016

Stephanie LaCava Interviews Paul Chan for The Believer

Stephanie LaCava recently talked with Paul Chan for a series of interviews she's doing about "The Artist's Novel" on The Believer's site. Read their full chat here.

July 14th, 2016

“Virgin” Featured on Printed Matter Table

New Lovers #1, How To Train Your Virgin by Wednesday Black, is featured on Printed Matter’s themed table of the week. They call it a “fantastical romp.” See the rest of the table here. They also included Cara Benedetto’s Burning Blue and Claudia La Rocco’s The Best Most Useless Dress on their “Beach... more

October 12th, 2015

i-D Talks With Paul Chan About New Lovers

Paul Chan recently did an interview with i-D's Zio Baritaux about all things New Lovers from what character(s) he's attracted to in the three latest books to why all the New Lovers writers are women and why we need erotica now more than ever:"It is a realm of poverty of imagination where people suff... more

June 23rd, 2015

Badlands Profiled in New Issue of Cultured Magazine

The June/July issue of Cultured Magazine features a profile of Paul and Badlands by Maxwell Williams in which New Lovers and Hippias Minor are discussed as well as the similarities between being an artist and being a publisher. As Paul puts it in the piece:“...I think we realize that the experience ... more