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posted Sept 2010

Cara Benson
In the Widow Jane Mine

Cara's performance in The Widow Jane Mine, Rosendale, NY, on 28 August 2010, for the 20th Annual Subterranean Poetry Festival, which was curated by Anne Gorrick. Filmed by Nancy Huth.



Cara Benson is author of a book of interconnected pre-elegiac prose poems for humans animals plants and earth called (made), now out with BookThug. Protean Parade, her second book, is forthcoming 2011 with Black Radish Books. Benson's chapbook "Quantum Chaos and Poems: A Manifest(o)ation" won the 2008 bpNichol Award. She teaches poetry in a NY State Prison.


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