Dorothy Bendel

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Dorothy Bendel's work can be found in The New York Times, The Rumpus, Microchondria II: 42 More Short-Short Stories Collected by Harvard Book Store, and additional publications. Find her at or @DorothyBendel


Cover Photo: Photograph by Scott Umstattd/Flickr
A Recipe for Survival

Your stomach hurts because all you’ve eaten this week is frozen yogurt—but it is a hurt you can bear more than hunger.

Oct 25, 2018
Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
Body Wash: Instructions on Surviving Homelessness

“If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water so hot it sheds all the layers of who you once were and reveals someone new.”

Oct 06, 2017