Like Some Bastard Progeny Of Nathaniel West, Benjamin Weissman S Stories Are Savage, Graceful, Hilarious, And Spooky With Insights Into The Myriad Quirks That Dog Nonconformists Of Every Tripe In Dear Dead Person, A Cross Section Of Archetypes Teen Sex Addicts, Would Be Rock Stars, Religious Fanatics, Serial Murderers, And Families Who Make The Menendezes Look Like Ozzie And Harriet Go About Their Twisted Business In A Prose That S Both Minimal And Anarchic, As American As Raymond Carver, But Riven By Poetic Ruptures That Feel Like Transmissions From The Screwed Up Part Of Our Collective Psyche.
Benjamin Weissman is the author of two books of short fiction, Headless 2004 and Dear Dead Person 1994 His writing has appeared in Artforum, The Believer, Los Angeles Times, and McSweeney s His collaboration with Yutaka Sone, What Every Snowflake Knows in Its Heart, was shown at Santa Monica Museum of Art He teaches at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.Born 1957, Los Angeles, California, United States
- 224 pages
- Dear Dead Person
- Benjamin Weissman
- 04 October 2017 Benjamin Weissman