Joe Benevento

Joe BeneventoJoe Benevento teaches creative writing and American literature at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO.  His work has appeared in about 250 places including: Bilingual Review, The Chattahoochee Review, The Southeast Review and Poets & Writers.  Among his nine books of poetry and fiction is the novel The Odd Squad, a 2006 finalist for the John Gardner Fiction Book Award.  Benevento is poetry editor for the Green Hills Literary Lantern.