Emily Benson



twitter: @ebenson_emily


Emily Benson writes poems of humanity, longing, and nature. A former professional stage manager for theatre who now works in digital marketing, she has been writing poetry steadily through it all. She lives in Western New York with her husband, two sons, and two cats.

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Lilac Magazine, Gone; Thoughts on a Western Night

The Daily Drunk Presents Marvelous Verses

November, 2021

cover image: Derek Mainhart

Rundelania, No. 10

November 3, 2021

image: Red Sunset on the Dnieper.Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russia, 1908;oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Beyond Words Literary Magazine, Issue 20

November, 2021

cover image: Thomas Oscar Miles

Paddler Press, Vol. 2 Roots & Wings

October 8, 2021

image: author's own

The Dillydoun Review - Issue 9

October 4, 2021

image: stock

Pastel Pastoral Issue 1.5 - Gothic

October 1, 2021

image: stock

Hecate Journal - Volume IV

August 2021

image: stock

Wonderous World: Poems that Spark Magic, Other Worldly Women Press

July 26, 2021

image: Evelyn May

Blue River Review

July 2021

image: author's own

Moist Poetry Journal

June 9, 2021

image: text art

Sad Girls Club Literary Blog

February 2021

image: stock

High Shelf Press

January 15, 2021

image: Lillie Lemon by Laurie Philip Michaels

Five Minutes

November 2020

image: stock

Hey, I'm Alive Magazine

June 15, 2020

image: author's own

Hey, I'm Alive Magazine

June 9, 2020

image: Rochester, NY Municipal Archives


May 2020

image: Transitory Space, Don Valley 2 # 8, Color Photography, 2020 by Leah Oates