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LATEST NEWS: My short story EVENING TRAIN and photograph NORTH FORK were recently selected in a judged competition for publication in the 2019 CONVERGENCE MAGAZINE, a collection of words and images from the West Elk Mountain region of Colorado. A link to obtaining the publication, the black and white NORTH FORK image, and the link to EVENING TRAIN can be found below.

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NORTH FORK, photograph by D.P. Benjamin, published in the 2019 Convergence Magazine

EVENING TRAIN, short story by D.P. Benjamin, published in the 2019 Convergence Magazine

recently published NON-FICTION ARTICLES

A shy teen puts on a bear suit to realize her dream of becoming a high school mascot. 3rd place – Best Sports Story of 2018 – Colorado Press Association

Local romance authors gather for a book signing at the Grand Junction Barnes & Noble.

Young entrepreneurs save traditional cattle ranches from development.

An injured stray dog avoids capture until it’s time to have her puppies.

Modern-day gladiators clash at an old-time county fair.

A touring singer-songwriter helps launch a town’s new Arts Center.

Footloose musicians find a place to call home.

A funeral home is charged with abusing the dead and deceiving surviving families by substituting cement and discarded metal for cremated remains.


At age 67, D.P. Benjamin threw his hat into the U.S. Presidential ring in 2012 by getting on the primary ballot and proposing some bold and irreverent policy changes.