Benjamin Schmitt

Benjamin Schmitt is the Best Book Award and Pushcart nominated author of two books, Dinner Table Refuge (PunksWritePoemsPress, 2015) and The global conspiracy to get you in bed (Kelsay Books, 2013). His poetry has appeared in Sakura Review, Hobart, Grist, Wisconsin Review, Two Thirds North, and elsewhere. He lives with his wife and daughter in Seattle where he also reviews books, curates a reading series, and teaches workshops to people of all ages. Follow him on Tumblr, Twitter, and Facebook.

DTR Front Cover Mock 1 (2)Read our interview with Benjamin here.

Dinner Table Refuge “eloquently captures the voice of today’s youth in the vein of the fictional Holden Caulfield.” – Matthew E. Silverman, founder and managing editor, Blue Lyra Review



Four poems from Dinner Table Refuge. Read by Benjamin Schmitt. Recorded/Produced by Noah Samuels at Second Sense Productions.

When Zombies Attack part 9

Romantic Comedies 

Response to Schnittke 

Talk the Talking 



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