Wordsmith. Writer. Author. Larry Benjamin.
Welcome to larrybenjamin.com, the online home of Larry Benjamin, Bronx-born wordsmith and author of Unbroken, a 2014 Lambda Literary Award finalist, and a 2014 IPPY (Independent Publishers) Gold Medalist , Damaged Angels, a 2013 Rainbow Award Runner-Up: Best Gay Contemporary General Fiction, and What Binds Us.
Watch the trailer for his allegorical Vampire novella, Vampire Rising, here.
His holiday themed short story, "The Christmas Present" in which a mother, unhappy her son is gay, turns to voodoo to change him, which causes her son to find the love she seeks to deny him, has been re-released. The second story in the Mama Black Widow series, "Black & Ugly" was released December 13, 2015.
Here, you'll find the latest news, and information about Larry and his books. You'll also be able to read reviews and interviews, and. occasionally, selections from his current works in progress.
I scratch on the wall of my prison, daily, nightly, for I am a writer. Nothing less, nothing more am I. These scratchings, they tell a story if only you will listen, and like all prisoners, words set me, set us, free. - Larry Benjamin