Benjamin Carr portfolio

 

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Benjamin Carr is an experienced editor, writer and performer who has worked for more than 20 years in the Atlanta area. He and Daniel Lamb founded Gutwrench Journal in 2015.

Noted essays, performances and columns:

It Just Is, published by Pembroke Magazine, Spring 2015. This piece was performed live at Listen to Your Mother Atlanta and True Story.

Stop flag waving and start being a good American, published by The Guardian, Sept. 18, 2001.

Prayer for the Waffle House Faithful, performed at the American Cultural Association/Popular Culture Association national academic conference, 2006.

Right, performed live at Write Club Atlanta, October 2011.

Endings, performed live without notes at Carapace, January 2012.

Last Chances, performed live without notes at Carapace, January 2013.

Naked, performed live without notes at Carapace, July 2013.

North Avenue Lounge, featured guest, WREK, November 2014.

Journalism:

Life normal again for man involved in Pepsi incident

Singers back bill on names

Courthouse shuts down for face lift

Police charge man in weekend slaying

Regular film, culture and TV writing:

Station Control, INSite Magazine Atlanta, 2014-present.

Featured essay, Barnes & Noble employee training manual, 2007.

Monthly restaurant column, Atlanta InTown Magazine, 2001.

Stories on the Square profile, Decatur Patch, 2013.

Short stories:

Sometimes She Spells the Hyphen, published by Loose Change Magazine, 2012.

Mrs. Allsburg, six-part cliffhanger short story, 2014.

Low-Cal Diet, flash fiction published by The Five Hundred, 2014, and in We Wrote a Book: Stories from The Five Hundred, 2016.

Seduction, flash fiction published by The Five Hundred, 2014.

Ready to Submit?, flash fiction published by The Five Hundred, 2014, and in We Wrote a Book: Stories from The Five Hundred, 2016.

Personal Blog:

Life of Riley McCarthy, featuring weekly ‘Things to Do’ column, 2003-2013.

Scripts:

“Ground Chuck,” one-act play performed in staged reading at Onstage Atlanta, fall 2015.

“Puppy Mills,” monologue performed in staged reading at Onstage Atlanta and Naked City, 2014.

“The Adventures of Wonder Toast,” collaboration with Amy Rush, performed at DragonCon, fall 2011.

“The Fourth Season Premiere of THE AMBER NASH SHOW,” performed as part of XPT: Xperimental Puppetry Theater at the Center for Puppetry Arts, May 2008.

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Professional memberships:

Southern Order of Storytellers

Broadleaf Writers Association

WonderRoot Artists Collective

Working Title Playwrights

Margaret Mitchell House, 2006

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All writings contained herein are copyrighted by Benjamin Carr

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